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heat index

Public health A measure of the effect of combined elements–heat & humidity–on the body. See Heat-related death.
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Up on the flight deck the heat index, which is the temperature plus humidity, is sometimes in excess of 65C.
Heat Index Values will be in the upper 90s today and tomorrow, with the highest heat index values occurring during the afternoons.
The sensors measured air temperature, humidity, wind speed, and computed heat index values at 5-min intervals.
org/get-help/prepare-for-emergencies/types-of-emergencies/heat-wave-safety#/Respond) Red Cross , an excessive heat warning is issued anytime the heat index is forecast to meet or exceed locally defined warning criteria for at least two days.
During the monsoon humid or heat index weather conditions will prevail which would subsides after the rainfall but again rise after a day or so, he stated.
a Malta and Cyprus have already suffered extremely high temperatures of more than 50C, which have spread from Iraq and Iran, where it the heat index or "feels like" temperature hit 70C this week.
Iraq was given a four day holiday after temperatures hit 50C, while Iran's city of Bandar Mahshahr recorded a heat index -- a feels-like temperature -- of 72C.
JMD added temperatures are predicted to reach 40 degrees, while they soar to a broiling heat index of 45 degrees in the Gulf of Aqaba.
Temperature on Wednesday in Metro Manila will range between 25-34 degrees Celsius while the heat index will be 30-39 degrees Celsius.
Historically mid-July to mid-September are considered heat-stress periods for labourers working in some sectors, based on the heat index which is a combination of temperature and humidity.
Each variety is differentiated by name and color and features a heat index of sweet, medium, hot or hottest.
All heat illnesses and deaths occurred on days with a heat index in the range of 84.