Heatwave advisory issued for Gauteng
Monday 20 November 2023 - 07:30am
JOHANNESBURG - The South African Weather Service is warning of extremely hot weather in most parts of Johannesburg this week.
Residents are urged to be careful, stay hydrated and avoid direct sunlight.
⚠️ALERT: HOT WEEK AHEAD!
Emergency services says they're ready to respond if needed.
"Residents are urged to stay hydrated by drinking lots of water, avoid direct sunlight especially between 11am and 3pm," said Joburg EMS spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi.
"Take regular breaks when working directly into sunlight, exposure to this extremely hot temperatures can cause heat exhaustion and heat cramps which might lead to heat stroke."