Authorities have warned of an increase in cases of heatstroke involving outdoor activities. Photo: May Tse
Authorities have warned of an increase in cases of heatstroke involving outdoor activities. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong’s Fire Services Department reports rise in heatstroke cases as residents venture outside amid scorching temperatures

  • Firefighters report 122 cases of heatstroke linked to outdoor pursuits during first three weeks of July, compared to 65 incidents in June
  • Hikers should avoid going out during noon and stay hydrated throughout activity, Fire Services Department warns

Authorities have warned of an increase in cases of heatstroke involving outdoor activities. Photo: May Tse
Authorities have warned of an increase in cases of heatstroke involving outdoor activities. Photo: May Tse
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