How to avoid heat waves: This travel guide
Travelers in the Bahamas, Bermuda, Trinidad and Tobago, and Trinidad and Trews Island should avoid heat wave-related travel.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Monday that those areas experienced an increase in heat-related deaths and deaths from heat-associated illnesses in March, with most of the cases related to heat.
Travelers should wear long sleeves, gloves, and long pants, and they should limit outdoor activities to a 30-minute limit.
The temperature must not exceed 95 degrees Fahrenheit, or 4 degrees Celsius, in any 30-minutes.
Travelers should not use portable heaters.
In addition, they should wear protective gear.
For more information, visit the CDC website at www.cdc.gov/heat/travel.
Follow the U.S. Department of Transportation at https://travel.dot.gov.