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As temperatures rise, outdoor workers, elderly and children are most at risk: Experts

Landscape worker Goh Sia Hock sweeps away leaves and branches at the condominium estate he works at. (Photo: Vanessa Lim)
Channel News Asia Online
13 Aug 2021
Outdoor Workers

SMU Associate Professor of Science, Technology and Society Winston Chow said, "The sort of issues that Singapore will be facing won't be things like wildfires, but instead, it would just be a gradual increase of warmer temperatures." He added, "We might see temperatures in excess of 36 degrees Celsius at some point, but sooner rather than later. The likelihood of heat stress, heat injuries and mortality will increase because of the increase in the exposure to a warmer climate.”