Concern over heatwave

A HEALTH warning is being given today as Portsmouth braces itself for a mini heatwave next week.

Friday, 12th August 2016, 6:17 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 5:03 pm

Forecasters predict temperatures could hit 30C from Monday to Wednesday.

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Now NHS England is calling for people to wear a hat, sunscreen and sunglasses to combat potential heatstroke.

NHS England South medical director Nigel Acheson said: ‘The dangers are all too clear, not only getting burned or sunstroke but also the added risk of developing skin cancer later in life.’