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PH, UAE reach high temperatures of 51C this week

The Philippines and the UAE posted record highs on their temperature readings during the past few days, reaching as high as 51C.

In the UAE, the National Center for Meteorology (NCM) stated that the highest temperature at 51C was recorded at Sweihan in Al Ain on June 4, Friday.

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Meanwhile in the Philippines, Dagupan City also reported a 51C last June 1, Tuesday, on the heat index measured and monitored by the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAG-ASA).

The aforementioned heat index correlates to the level of discomfort that humans feel whenever they head outdoors under the warmth of the sun.

Temperatures from 41-54 are classified as “danger” according to the said index. Meanwhile, 32-41 degrees fall under the “extreme caution” category.

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Individuals who work outdoors during the ‘danger’ levels of the heat index will face increased risks of cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke.

In the UAE, authorities will be implementing a ‘Noon Work Ban’ from June 15 to September 15 from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm to help outdoor workers seek refuge against the hot temperatures during the summer.

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