A hot summer is coming; The drought will be severe; BC government has warned to be careful

By: 600011 On: Jun 1, 2024, 5:06 PM



The BC government has announced that the government is preparing to combat the heat wave, severe summer heat and drought that will start next week and the public should also cooperate with the government. At the panel event on Friday, Health Minister Adrian Dix and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henty et al talked about emergency management and climate preparedness. Extreme heat increases people's risk of illness. Henty said heat can cause a variety of health problems in people with weakened immune systems. She added that the elderly, people with diabetes, heart disease and respiratory diseases are also more affected by extreme heat. Health experts warned that they should be cautious and take all precautions.