Middlesex London Well being Unit points third one-day warmth alert on Monday – London

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The Middlesex London Health Unit (MLHU) issued its third heat alert of the year on Monday.

Environment Canada’s forecast calls for a rise in temperature on Monday afternoon, with an expected high of 31C, according to the health unit.

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Humidex values ​​could also reach 36.

Overnight temperatures are expected to drop to 20°C, providing some respite.

However, due to the high heat and humidity forecast for the region, temperatures are high enough to meet criteria for a one-day heat alert, according to the MLHU.

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According to an MLHU media release, heat warnings will be invoked when Environment Canada issues a forecast of a daily high of 31C or higher and an overnight low of 20C or higher, or a forecast of a humidex of 40 or higher.

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On July 4, the health unit issued the second heat alert of the year as temperatures soared to a high of 33 with Humidex readings.

Based on the current forecast, the MLHU heat alert will remain in effect through Tuesday morning as temperatures are expected to cool to a high of 24C.

Until then, the health department strongly recommends staying hydrated, avoiding intense physical activity, and avoiding spending too much time outdoors if possible.

The MLHU also advises parents to never leave a child or pet in a parked car or sleep outside in direct sunlight.

For more information on heat-related illnesses, visit the MLHU’s Extreme Heat website.

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