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.
- NHS non-emergency number - 111
- Ambulance - 999
0191 433 3000
24 hour emergency number 0191 477 0844