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Heat Index Forecast predicts ‘extreme caution’ level in six districts

The Heat Index Forecast by the Meteorological Department today depicted that the heat level in six districts in the island is expected to rise to the ‘Extreme caution’ level.

Accordingly, the Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Trincomalee, Batticaloa, Vavuniya and Mullaitive districts will be affected by this rise in temperature.

Temperatures between 32 to 41 degrees Celsius fall under the Extreme Caution level.

The Heat Index Forecast is calculated by the relative humidity and maximum temperature of the human body.