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Hot Weather Guidance

Dear all


Weather Forecast

·Cooler temperatures today, rising into the weekend. Saturday approaching low-mid 30’s, and possibility of mid-high 30’s early next week,

·Level 3 Heat Health Watch in place from 09:00 Saturday to 21:00 Tuesday. An Amber Extreme Heat Warning is also in place and has been extended to Tuesday.

·From Wednesday onwards temperatures will cool and possibility of thunderstorms, although uncertainty remains about the specifics.

 

The DHSC has provided some guidance for children in May 2022 as below, in particular note the recommendation that children do not participate in vigorous activity if the temperature is above 30oc, and to be aware of the symptoms for heat stress, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/heatwave-plan-for-england/looking-after-children-and-those-in-early-years-settings-during-heatwaves-for-teachers-and-professionals

 

For all people: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/heatwave-plan-for-england/beat-the-heat-staying-safe-in-hot-weather

 

And https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/heat-exhaustion-heatstroke/

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