More drownings in Poland as mercury rises
PR dla Zagranicy
Six drownings were reported in Poland on Sunday as people began flocking to lakes, rivers and the Baltic Sea amid rising temperatures, the Government Security Centre (RCB) has said.
A total of 63 people have drowned nationwide since the beginning of April, public broadcaster Polish Radio’s IAR news agency reported on Monday, citing police statistics.
According to officials, alcohol is among the main causes of drowning deaths in Poland.
Meteorologists have warned the public of an approaching heatwave in which temperatures are expected to exceed 30 degrees Celsius for several days.