Environment Canada issues heat warning for much of southern Ontario

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TORONTO — Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for southern Ontario.

Temperatures are expected reach 32 C with the humidex values reaching up to 40 C.

The organization says hot and humid conditions are expected to continue Monday and possibly into the middle of the week.

Environment Canada says young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and those working outdoors are at greater risk from heat exhaustion.

It advises people to drink lots of water and stay in a cool place.

It also says people should not leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle with the windows rolled up.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 23, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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