| 21 April 2024, Sunday |

8 dead from extreme heatwave in Mexico

Late on Friday, media reports indicated that eight individuals lost their lives due to a recent heatwave in Mexico. The extreme temperatures, surpassing the seasonal averages by a few degrees, primarily affected the northwest and southeast regions of the country, as reported by Mexican media outlets.
The Ministry of Health reported that a number of people were admitted to hospitals, complaining of sunstroke due to the heatwave.

The hot weather, which is especially severe in the states of Sonora, Veracruz, Quintana Roo and Oaxaca, will continue for a few more days, said reports.

Meteorologists advised not to go out unless necessary at noon when the sun hits at direct angles.

The hottest days in recent years have been experienced in Mexico, where the temperature exceeds 40 degrees, according to reports.

  • Anadolu Agency