Like many countries, Iran is currently suffering from unusually hot weather. Health problems are also said to have arisen due to the extremely hot weather. Iranian health authorities have advised that elderly people and small children should avoid staying outdoors.
Accordingly, the Iranian government has declared yesterday (2) and today (3) as special holidays. According to Iranian meteorologists, the daily temperature has risen to 51 degrees Celsius.
Iranian government spokesman Ali Bahadhuri Jaromi has said that all hospitals are on alert to provide urgent treatment to people who are sick due to the extreme heat. (Reuters)
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