A 46-year-old farmer died in Cinco Casas (Ciudad Real) due to heatstroke, as confirmed by the Minister of Agriculture, Water and Rural Development of Castilla-La Mancha, Francisco Martínez Arroyo. The man died on Monday while working with his brothers in a vineyard. The counselor conveyed his condolences to the victim’s family and friends on social networks. In addition, he called on farmers and ranchers to take extreme precautions if working outdoors in the face of this “terrible” heat wave and to guarantee “maximum protection” for agricultural workers. This Wednesday, Aemet maintains the orange alert for high temperatures in Ciudad Real, where it is expected to reach 40º.
All my love to the family and friends of the farmer who died of heatstroke, in a vineyard in Cinco Casas.
This heat wave is terrible. All the caution in the world to farmers and ranchers who carry out their work outdoors.
And maximum protection for… https://t.co/V9GZBoGvZ2
— Francisco Martínez Arroyo (@fmartinezarroyo) June 27, 2023
This is the second victim of the first summer heat wave. A 47-year-old man died last Saturday in Aznalcóllar (Seville), already in the middle of a wave. The man had pre-existing conditions and died of heatstroke, according to confirmed sources from the Andalusian Ministry of Health.
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