How to Survive the Hottest Season in Middle East


Countries in the Middle East experiences hot climate more than any other countries around the world. For almost the whole year, especially the month of July to August, these countries suffer dry, dusty and soaring high temperature.

With these weather condition, fieldworkers, and labourers don’t have the option to stop coming to their work and to  just stay inside their homes.  After all, they come to the country because of their job and their urge to give their family the best that life has to offer. They painstakingly endure the tormenting heat rays from the sun.  At such situation, everybody is at risk of suffering heatstroke and other seasonal ailments such as allergic rhinitis or hay fever, inflammation of the nasal passages, inflammation of the eyes and sore throat.

Here are some helpful tips you can follow to avoid these ailments during the hottest months of the year in Middle East.

  1. Avoid spending too much time outside, especially during mid-day, if you have no important tasks to do.
  2. Wear clothes that can protect you from too much heat and sun rays.
  3. Apply plenty of sunscreen protection lotion.
  4. Drink a lot of water and fluids. Too much heat will cause you to dehydrate. So it is better to replenish the body fluids evaporated by excessive heat from the sun.
  5. Shower twice or three times a day to diminish the tormenting heat your body had absorb during the day. You will also feel refresh and relax when you shower before you go to bed to sleep.

Health risks and ailments increases as the hottest months approaches. That’s why people are urge not to fall prey to heat-related illness and should be ready to face this tough weather conditions to come.