Heat warnings issued for parts of Toronto and Southern Ontario According to Environment Canada, the runs are scheduled to continue from Saturday to Sunday.
An updated 11:15 a.m. warning for the city of Toronto said daytime temperatures would be in the low 30s, with Humdex values reaching 40C on Saturday and Sunday.
The agency said the night temperature is expected to remain around 20 at least.
Warnings were issued for Toronto, Hamilton, Halton, Peel, York, Durham and the surrounding areas of Sarnia – Lambton, Windsor, Essex and Chatham-Kent.
“The heat event is expected to end Sunday night and slightly cooler temperatures are expected after the cold front has passed on Monday,” Environment Canada said.
The public was reminded to stay hydrated and to check on old family, friends and neighbors.
A heat warning is issued when “very high temperatures or humidity conditions increase the risk of heat illnesses, such as heat stroke or heat exhaustion.”
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