Scorching heatwave to bake Turkistan region, mercury to soar to +45+46°C

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A scorching heatwave will grip Turkistan region with the mercury rising as high as +45+46°C on June 27-30, Kazinform News Agency cites Kazhydromet.

Mets urge people to stay home during the day to prevent heat-related sicknesses, wear sunblock and stay hydrated.

Occasional rains are forecast for the mountainous districts, it said in a statement.

Seek immediate medical assistance if the skin grows red and hot, or if fever, muscle cramps, nausea, or vomiting appear.

The authorities declare the fire danger level 5 due to the approaching heatwave.

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