The persistence of heat waves in Lagos and other parts of the country has become a source of concern to people due to the life threatening diseases associated with it.
The heat wave currently being experienced across the country has been excessive, making the people uncomfortable. The mere thought of it literally sends shivers down the spine of many people, especially urban dwellers when there is electricity power outage and no other means to put on their electronic weather cooling system.
Heat waves arise whenever there is an abnormal rise in the temperature of the environment, hundreds of people have died in countries where this hazard occurred in the recent past – Nigeria, which falls in the tropical region of the world is highly susceptible to this health challenge.
Radio Nigeria correspondent Innocent Ono has more on the report in the link below.
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