The National Meteorological Service of Greece has issued an emergency weather bulletin for dangerously hot weather in the days leading up to next week.

Traffic police recommends not to travel during lunch hours.

A new wave of hot weather is starting today, according to forecasters.

Temperatures are expected to reach 42 degrees.

With messages on mobile phones, the authorities warn that it is advisable not to stay in the sun from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

A new wave of heat is expected in Greece

Outdoor businesses have changed their working hours.

Health authorities pay special attention to measures to protect the health of the elderly and children.

This summer, there has been a sharp increase in the number of drowning tourists due to an underestimated risk when swimming in the sea, the police inform.

Part of the sea lines are without lifeguards due to a lack of municipal funds, the mayors admit.

High temperatures increase the risk of fires and Civil Defense recalls the ban on open fires.

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