The Czech Republic is experiencing an extreme heat wave, with temperatures expected to reach up to 33 degrees Celsius on the first day of next week. The Czech Hydrometeorological Institute (ČHMÚ) warned for high temperatures on Monday, with lower and middle areas expected to exceed 31 degrees Celsius. The heat wave has been causing concern for the health and safety of the population, as the ČHMÚ warns of the risk of overheating and dehydration.
The ČHMÚ advises people to drink plenty of fluids, avoid physical exertion during midday and afternoon hours, and not leave children or animals in parked cars. The heat wave is expected to continue throughout the week, with highs around 33 degrees Celsius on Tuesday and temperatures remaining around 30 degrees Celsius for the rest of the week.
In response to the heat wave, meteorologists and scientists urge people to take precautions to protect themselves from the harsh conditions. The risks associated with high temperatures include heat stroke, dehydration, and other heat-related illnesses.