Heat Index Advisory issued | Sunday Observer

Heat Index Advisory issued

3 April, 2021

The Natural Hazards Early Warning Centre has issued an AMBER heat index advisory for Mullaitivu, Vauniya, Trincomalee, Polonnaruwa, Batticaloa, Ampara and  Monaragala districts.

The advisory says that the temperature felt on human body is expected to increase up to ‘Extreme Caution’ level at some places in mentioned districts.

The general public in the said areas are advised to stay hydrated and limit strenuous outdoor activities or to take breaks in between at working sites. Also, they are advised to wear lightweight and white or light coloured clothing.