The weather warning issued by the Met Office means that high temperatures across the UK could pose a health risk to some people.Fortunately there is some helpful advice being shared across social media on how to keep safe and cool. Drinking plenty of water, wearing appropriate clothing and planning ahead are among the useful tips on how to cope in hot weather shared by NHSChoices on Twitter. Pregnant women can get advice from experts via the parents forum, Mumsnet, where a list of ‘been there, done that tips‘ are available ranging from freezing your sheets to wearing wet socks. For those thinking of using fans to keep cool, South Wales Fire and Rescue Service has warned people to be careful: “Using a fan is one way to stay cool , but these cooling devices can actually get a little too hot . Don’t leave your fan running overnight or while you are out of the house” BBC Weather presenter Matt Taylor says the heat has not peaked yet: “Wednesday and Thursday could also bring 30C+ days with Scotland or Northern Ireland possibly seeing the highest temps then. This would give them their warmest June day since 1995.” He adds there’s also a chance that Northern Ireland will have its hottest June day on record – that currently stands at 30.8C at Knockarevan in 1976. You might also like:
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