Public warned to stay out of the sun due to hazardous UV index

A motorist drives along a street in Phnom Penh as Cambodia forecasts a potentially hazardous UV index. The highest exposure is expected from August 18-24 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

The public has been advised to stay out of the sun the next few days as recorded levels of UV ray exposure from the sun are expected to reach dangerously high levels.