People urged to check on elderly as the heatwave continues

first_imgNews Google+ Twitter WhatsApp Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson People are being urged to check in on elderly neighbours or relatives this weekend – as the heatwave continues.Yesterday was the hottest day so far this year, with the mercury hitting over 30 degrees in south Donegal and county Fermanagh.Met Eireann has stated that temperatures are expected to fall slightly by the end of the week, however they will remain in the low 20s.Age Action Ireland says heatwaves in other countries have resulted in increased deaths among older people.As people in Ireland are not used to this kind of heat, they stated people need to be aware of its dangers and do what they can to protect those most vulnerable.Older people are being advised to stay cool indoors during the mid-day heat, and ensure they drink plently of water throughout the day to prevent dehydration. Facebook People urged to check on elderly as the heatwave continues Twittercenter_img Pinterest Facebook Pinterest By News Highland – July 20, 2013 WhatsApp 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Previous articleNaomh Brid GAA club organises solo challenge in aid of Donegal HospiceNext articleDrowning victims in Donegal and Tyrone named News Highland Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector publishedlast_img read more