Heatwaves

Most of us enjoy sunny weather, but extreme heat can seriously damage your health. During a heatwave, when temperatures stay really high day after day, it can be sometimes be fatal. In a severe heatwave you may get dehydrated and your body may overheat, leading to heat exhaustion or heatstroke.

Useful Information

Useful contacts

  • NHS non-emergency number - 111
  • Ambulance - 999

 

Contact us

Gateshead Council
Regent Street
Gateshead
NE8 1HH

0191 433 3000
resilience@gateshead.gov.uk
24 hour emergency number 0191 477 0844

 

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