sunstroke


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Synonyms for sunstroke

sudden prostration due to exposure to the sun or excessive heat

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A spokeswoman for the ABTA travel trade association said: "With very high temperatures being recorded across Europe, holidaymakers are advised to make sure they take sensible precautions to avoid sunstroke and other serious problems that can result from over-exposure to heat and powerful y sunshine.
The institute said that heat or sunstroke is a preventable condition and asked the health authorities to take common preventive measures.
He pointed out that all medical teams are well prepared and trained to handle any reported case of heat stress and sunstroke.
Dubai: A family in Ras Al Khaimah had to be rescued after they suffered from severe sunstroke and were left stuck on top of a mountain.
The Andhra Pradesh government will distribute buttermilk and ORS (oral rehydration salt) sachets among the people to prevent sunstroke deaths this summer.
PESHAWAR -- Three childre died here at Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar on Wednesday after suffering from sunstroke while the parents of the deceased have blamed that the children died because of the negligence of doctors.
As the searing heat wave persisted in the interior Sindh for the last few days, it brought a sharp increase in diarrhoea and sunstroke patients across the province coupled with severe water shortage across the region.
National Meteorological warns citizens against sunstroke.
High temperatures were witnessed in north, central and peninsular regions of the country with Telangana and Odisha together recording 36 more sunstroke deaths even as over a thousand houses were damaged in thunderstorm in Nagaland.
In Telangana, the sunstroke toll since the beginning of this summer has surged to 143 from 137, the State Disaster Management department said.
The deaths were caused due to sunstroke triggered by heatwave in the state.
In 2015, more than 500 people died due to sunstroke in Telangana and the neighboring state of Andhra Pradesh.
His early death on active service during the First World War made him a legendary figure but in fact he died from the combined results of a mosquito bite and sunstroke.
A study says a quarter were hit by insect or animal bites or jellyfish stings, 14 per cent got food poisoning, eight per cent needed sunstroke or sunburn treatment and five per cent slipped around the pool.
NEW DELHI, May 24 (KUNA) -- Death toll in India from sunstroke raised to 384 today following increasing temperature across the country which led authorities of affected states appeal to people to take all necessary precautionary measures and remain indoors in the peak hot hours.