Three people in Port Sudan city froze to death in a refrigerating facility which charged $2 per hour for sitting inside it.
A few local businessmen have set up big refrigerators as "cool-down facility" for the Sudanese people seeking shelter from the heat. They charge five Sudanese (about $2) pounds per hour for people who want to sit inside it, media reports said.
Medical officials in Port Sudan said at least 13 people have suffered from heatstroke during the week. August is the hottest month of the year in Sudan.