Hot, humid weather prompts heat warnings across Canada

Heat warning back in effect for P.E.I.

A cold front is expected to move through the area on Tuesday.

Humidexes above 40 C are expected.

Heat warnings were also in effect Monday afternoon around Westlock and Bonnyville, and south to the USA border near Cardston, Lethbridge and Cypress Hills Provincial Park.

A heat warning will remain in effect today across southern Ontario.

Overnight minimum temperatures will only fall to near 20°C, providing little relief from the heat.

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Halifax's heat warning was expected to linger until Wednesday or Thursday, with daytime highs around 30 C and maximum humidex values as high as 40 expected until then.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada.

Environment Canada and Halton Region remind residents to never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.

The weather service warns that high temperatures and humid conditions increases the possibility of getting a heat stroke or heat exhaustion.

High temperatures mean big health risk for young children, pregnant women, the elderly, people with chronic diseases and those who work outdoors.

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