Sunday 25 October, 2020

Heat warning in effect for Antigua and Barbuda

Over the next week, residents of Antigua and Barbuda will experience “dangerously hot conditions” due to a combination of weather events.

The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services said these conditions will be caused by high temperatures, relatively high humidity and light winds.

These conditions will be present from 8am to 4pm and are forecast to end on October 23.

Maximum day time heat is expected to be around 41 °C or 106 °F.

The Met Service has asked people with heat and chronic related illnesses, young children, people who work or who exercise in the heat, the homeless and low-income earners to be cautious during this time.

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