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The heat wave brings us up to 38 degrees

The low over the Atlantic will bring from Monday's very hot air masses from Sahara to Europe and also to South Tyrol. The whole week is full of sunshine, only a few clouds of fog and cumulative clouds appear in the summer sky. The storm is very low for the next week.

Temperatures increase from day to day

On Monday, temperatures will rise to 27 to 34 degrees, in Tuesday and Wednesday at 36 and 37 degrees. The peak of the heat wave finally comes to us on Thursday and Friday. In the valley of Adige then the maximum temperature is 38.

Even at higher altitudes it becomes extremely warm. Even at an altitude of 2000 meters, the temperature increases to 20 degrees in the shade. The zero level limit is 5000 meters.

Hot nights

In the valley of Adige, Unterland and Eisacktal, Tuesday's temperatures will not fall below 20 degrees and gather some tropical nights.

Tips against the heat

External temperatures near body temperature are very stressful for circulation. Use the following tips from the user center to survive the heat:

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  • Ventilate at night, preferably in the second half of the night, as it is coldest. If possible, make a neat passage!
  • By contrast, windows and doors should be kept closed during the day.
  • Absolutely prevent sunlight from falling on window glass! The windows should be overshadowed from the outside (blinds, curtains, external blinds).
  • Avoid cooking for hours in the summer, preferably boiling in the evening and then let the night cool down in the kitchen.
  • The fan provides relief when the air becomes dull.
  • Generally, the smaller the temperature difference between indoor and outdoor temperatures, the lower the risk of colds and circulation problems.
  • Using a sunscreen can also prevent overheating.
  • Air conditioners should only be used in extreme cases: they cause high energy costs, and many complain about negative effects on health (respiratory infections, general weakness). Before purchasing, it is advisable to read test judgments (they are in the VZS and in various libraries).

Food and drink

  • In hot days you should drink plenty of water or unsweetened teas, even before the thirst appears: at least 1.5 liters per day.
  • You need to refrain from alcoholic beverages.
  • Meals are refreshing, cold foods such as fruits, salads, vegetables and dairy products; Also, pay attention to adequate salt supply.

Stay out

  • If you're out there, you should definitely keep your head covered. Lightweight, lightweight and lightweight clothing helps keep your body fresh. For a quick refreshment, cold towels on the forehead or cold shower can be provided.
  • Satisfy Siest. If possible, the time between 11 and 15 o'clock should be carried out in the shade, because the sun is particularly intense here.
  • Sunscreen: Sunscreen with high SPF and sunglasses. Sunscreen should be applied very generously; You should work on a cosmetician without sunbathing. Take care with medicines because certain medications increase the sensitivity of the skin.
  • Basically, you need to spend the hottest times in a pool, bathing lake or at higher altitudes, if possible, to avoid the worst heat. Children and the elderly should spend the hottest times in cold rooms.