According to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, from June 9-11, the ultraviolet (UV) index in the Northern region maintains a high risk of harm, while the Central region tends to increase to 8. -9, the level of risk of harm is very high, the Southern region decreased to medium level.
On June 8, the maximum UV index in all three regions of the North, Central and South were all at 6-8, the threshold with a high risk of harm to the human body. Photo: Thanh Tung/VNA On June 8, the maximum UV index in all three regions of the North, Central and South were all at 6-8, the threshold with a high risk of harm to the human body. Particularly in Hai Phong city, this index reached a very high harmful threshold at 12 o’clock. Hoi An city (Quang Nam province) has the highest UV index in the country, the risk of harm is very high (8.1-8.9) at 11-13 o’clock. According to the World Health Organization, the UV index is 8-10, if the skin is in the sun for about 25 minutes, it can be burned. This index is 11 or higher, the skin is at risk of burns if exposed to the sun for about 10 minutes without protection. And ultraviolet rays at 12 will be very dangerous to health. Experts recommend that everyone wear goggles to protect their eyes. When outdoors, people should wear sunglasses that block at least 99% of UV rays. Sunglasses can help prevent cataracts, as well as wrinkles around the eyes. It’s best to ask your ophthalmologist for the right glasses. The hot sun with harmful ultraviolet rays will also be dangerous to the skin, besides sun protection measures such as wearing clothes, wearing a wide-brimmed hat… people need to pay attention to applying sunscreen and should Apply every 3 hours to protect the skin.
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