May 05, 2018

Drink 2 litres of water a day

An adult is advised to drink two litres of water a day to avoid harmful effects of the prevailing hot weather.

Nutritionist Renuka Jayatissa of the Colombo National Hospital recommends king coconut and coconut water, orange, lemon and pumpkin as well.

Also, children should drink at least 1 ½ litres of water a day and have regular baths.

Avoiding the sun and wearing white-coloured clothing are also recommended.