Armenia’s Ministry of Emergency Situations has warned citizens against strenuous outdoor activity under direct sunlight on August 4-8 because of extremely high air temperature across the whole of the country which can cause sunstroke, Arka reports.
Exposure is particularly a concern for infants, the elderly and those who have chronic medical problems such as diabetes, lung or heart disease.
More precisely, air temperature in the Ararat Valley, in Yerevan and in the southern Syunik valleys in the daytime will be 39-41 degrees, 5-6 degrees above the norm.
On August 4th, the UV index is expected to be 6, during which it is recommended to avoid direct sunlight from 11:00 to 17:00.
No precipitation is expected in the specified period.