Dealing With The Arabian Heat

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The Arabian Desert is one of the must see wonders of the world. Its beauty is one that is so unique that it cannot be compared to any other. A state that was less than two decades ago, a never-ending sand pit, today it is one of the vital business hubs in the world. The technology, the infrastructure and the sheer rate of economic development is something that is and equal wonderment. Being one of the busiest commercial capitals in the world and a hot bed for tourists, the one factor that makes the UAE so famous, is also something that should be watched out by visitors. The Arabian heat and sun is famed all over the world and today we will be giving you some tips on how to deal with it when you rare visiting the Middle East.

The Arabian weather though extremely hot, it is not as humid as the weather one would find in tropical countries. Most of the year would present clear skies with extreme sunshine especially during the months from June to September but the milder months from November to April have temperatures varying from the mid to early twenties. So whether you are working in one of the RAK free zone companies, offshore companies or a simple tourist, the sun should be watched out for. Sunscreen and sun block should be heavy on your mind especially if you will be spending time outdoors.

Due to the intense heat, dehydration is an issue with most visitors. Whether you work in one of the RAK free zone companies or if you are a tourist, you should try to get at least two liters of water in normal weather circumstances but in weather such as this, the more water you drink is better. Due to the importance of hydration, you should try and avoid lessen your caffeine, caffeinated drinks and carbonated drinks intake as this will make you thirstier that not.

However, sometimes the change in weather is not something your body will be able to quickly acclimate itself to, this is why you should be aware of the symptoms of heat stroke and how to deal with it. Firstly, identifying heatstroke is very important. While fainting is one of the better known symptoms, flushed skin, vomiting and nausea, rapid breathing and rapid heartrate are some other symptoms as well. In the event you do catch one of the symptoms, seek immediate medical attention. You can also try to relieve them by holding a wet cloth to their face or if they are awake, letting them sip on water or an electrolyte drink. Keeping their feet at an elevated position will also help them. Travelling in UAE weather might have its warnings but being prepared for them can only help you stay safe.