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Government warns of severe heat waves, advises people to keep cool

Government alert: Avoid the heat wave in Juba by staying cool and hydrated as temperatures soar to 45 degrees for the next two weeks!

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The Ministry of Environment and Forestry has issued a press statement warning the citizens of a severe heat wave that is currently affecting Juba and other parts of the country.

According to the press release, the heatwave will last for two weeks. The ministry has advised people to stay hydrated and cool as the temperature is expected to go up to 45 degrees.


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Severe heat combined with the high humidity, as recently seen in Juba, can be fatal because, under these conditions, the body cannot easily cool itself down by sweating.

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Experts say climate change has made such events more common, and South Sudan has already faced unusual weather this year.

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