Heat Warnings Issued for New Brunswick and Nova Scotia

Heat warnings have been issued for parts of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, with temperatures expected to reach 27 to 30 degrees Celsius in central and southern New Brunswick and most of mainland Nova Scotia over the next two days. The humidex values could make it feel like 36 to 39 degrees.

Coastal areas can expect cooler conditions compared to inland regions. The warnings have been issued by Environment Canada, which highlights that the elevated risk of heat illness, such as heat stroke or heat exhaustion, necessitates caution.

During periods of extreme heat, it is crucial to take regular breaks to cool down and ensure proper hydration. It is also advised to check on individuals who may be more vulnerable to the effects of heat. Additionally, leaving people or pets inside parked cars for any length of time in hot weather should be avoided.

These precautions are essential in maintaining personal well-being and reducing the risk of heat-related health issues.