Heatwaves can be dangerous, especially for the very young, very old or those with chronic diseases.

People at risk of heatstroke

Anyone can experience heat related symptoms but some people may have a higher risk of serious harm. These include:

  • Babies and young children.
  • Older people, especially women and those over 75
  • People serious health issues 

Keep cool in a heatwave

  • Stay out of the heat
  • Cool yourself down
  • Keep your environment cool