GTA remains under heat warning as humidex expected to top 40
A heat warning remains in effect for most of southern Ontario as temperatures are expected to soar to about 34 degrees.
With the humidex however, it will feel more like 41.
The heat warning has been in effect since Sunday but temperatures are expected to cool down after today, according to Environment Canada.
Temperatures will drop to 27C on Tuesday and then will keep dipping on Wednesday and Thursday when temperatures are expected to be 20C.
Environment Canada says there’s about a 30 per cent chance of showers Monday night with a risk of a thunderstorm.
People are being advised to drink lots of liquids and avoid being outside for extended periods of time. Everyone is also being advised to check on their vulnerable neighbours.
Toronto has opened up several cooling centres to help people cope with the heat.
Here is where they are located:
- Metro Hall, 55 John St. (24 hours)
- East York Civic Centre, 850 Coxwell Ave. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)
- North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge St. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)
- Driftwood Community Centre, 4401 Jane St. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)
- Etobicoke Civic Centre, 399 The West Mall (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)
- McGregor Community Centre, 2231 Lawrence Ave. E. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)
- Centennial Community Centre, 1967 Ellesmere Rd. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)