Two days of heat waves hit Ontario, with temperatures reaching mid-thirties

In Ontario, the heat is expected to heat up over the next two days, with temperatures reaching mid-30 degrees Celsius in southern Ontario.

Published by Environment Canada Public weather warning The first heat event of the year will hit parts of northern Ontario and many of the cities and regions of southern Ontario, including Hamilton, London-Middle Sex, Toronto, Peel, Waterloo, Windsor, and York-Durham.

The agency said the night’s lowest temperatures were in their early twenties on June 21st and 22nd, with little relief from the heat.

The cool air will arrive by June 23rd.

“The risk is greater for infants, pregnant women, the elderly, people with chronic illnesses, those working outdoors and those exercising,” Environment Canada said in a June 21 update. ..

“Do not leave people or pets in a parked car.”

The agency also advised people working outdoors to eat cool, light meals and take regular breaks in the shade.

The Canadian Ministry of the Environment has also warned of the deterioration of air quality due to heat. Air quality health index (AQHI) In the high risk category.

As of the morning of June 21, AQHI reached moderate risk in the Windsor West and downtown areas, but in many areas the current forecast for June 22 is moderate risk (10 points). Levels 4-5) occur on the AQHI scale of.

Andrew Chen


Andrew Chen is a Toronto-based Epoch Times reporter.

Posted on