10 cool tips to survive a heatwave


Whenever a heatwave happens, there are some groups of people that are more vulnerable to developing health problems during these times of excess heat.

Babies, and young children, and older people are especially at risk as are people with serious chronic medical conditions, especially those affecting the heart or lungs, such as asthma, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). People who are physically active, such as athletes or labourers, will be at increased risk as well.

Read on to get handy hints to make the heatwave that little bit more comfortable and safe.

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