As temperature is going to a soaring take off in Pakistan this week with the mercury ascending to 40 degrees Celsius in specific urban communities, including Karachi, people are urgently searching for ways to cool themselves.
Here are some life hacks to stay cool in this unforgivable weather:
1. Plan Your Day to Maintain a Strategic Distance From the Sun
In light of the heatwave, it’s encouraged to not go out amid peak hours (11:00 am to 4:00 pm) to ensure you remain safe from a heatstroke.
2. Keep Yourself Hydrated
Hydration in the warm months is essential and can’t be focused on enough. It’s time to buy a water bottle and it with yourself 24/7. Drink water, juices or lemonade in abundance to ensure you don’t get dried out.
You can likewise add crisp organic products to your water.
3. Go Easy on Eating
Chew on food that is cooling and soothing to your body from the inside. Don’t go for heavy ‘paratha’ breakfast and ‘Korma’ Lunch. Likewise, eat littler dinners as the more you eat, the more warmth your body makes.
4. Dress lightly
Wear light hues and breathable textures like cotton clothes instead of polyester clothing.
5. Get Yourself Shades and Carry a Hat if Possible
On the off chance that you should totally go out amid peak hours that is in between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm, keep your eyes from scorching heat by wearing shades and keep a baseball top or a hat at whatever point you venture out.
6. Wear Sunscreen, Always!
Wear sunscreen to abstain from getting sun burnt or least you’ll get a very dark tan that we don’t want in our part of the world.
7. Ice packs and chilly Sheets
A shrewd method to beat the warmth is to put ice packs under your bedding no less than 20 to 30 minutes before you hit the sack. This will give abundant time to the ice packs to chill you off!
Likewise, keep your sheets in the icebox thirty minutes before you go to bed. It will be sufficient for you to appreciate the coolness until the point that you float to rest and not sufficiently frosty to have your teeth prattling.
8. Wet towels
There are various spots on our body that can be utilized as cooling spots when in contact with cool water. You usually find them on your wrists and back of neck. Try putting a cool towel or running cool water over your feet, wrists, and and back of the neck.
9. Cold Feet Treatment
To lessen warm, endeavor to keep up your inner temperature by this simple and snappy chill feet treatment. You only need to put some icy water in a small tub alongside some ice cubes and keep your feet inside the container for 20 minutes. To maintain a certain temperature our body has spots to release heat. This treatment unquestionably works in those extreme heat waves.
10. Take More Than One Shower A Day
Nothing can match a cool shower on sweltering hot summer day. You can get a quick cold shower that also won’t waste water. All you have to do is to fill a bucket with cold water and pour it on yourself!
I hope these cool summer life hacks will work for you and you can share yours in the comments below. Have a happy summer!