Double whammy as extreme hot weather hits

Beating the heat: A man staying hydrated as the board in the background shows the effective capacity at Ayer Itam dam, Teluk Bahang dam and Mengkuang dam. — LIM BENG TATT/The Star

GEORGE TOWN: Experts say the extreme hot weather conditions expected to last until mid-September can lead to heat-related illnesses.

Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) family medicine specialist Dr Mastura Mohd Sopian said the public should brace for heat rash, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

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