Saudi Arabia warns of hot summer in this year’s Hajj

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Tue, 2024-06-11 08:56

RIYADH: Saudi spokesperson warned of rising temperatures reaching 48ºC as pilgrims gear up for Hajj this week, state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday.
Muhammad Al-Abdulaali, the health ministry’s spokesperson, said high temperatures pose “a major challenge” in this year’s Hajj season, set to begin on June 14.
He urged pilgrims to follow the ministry’s health guidelines to keep safe from the heat. Carrying umbrellas, maintaining hydration and taking rest periods between rituals are necessary to avoid heat fatigue.

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