Extreme heat warning in effect for City of Toronto

Mark McAllister / File / Global News

Toronto’s medical officer of health has issued an extreme heat warning for the City of Toronto on Monday.

The temperature is expected to reach 34C with a humidex of 40C.

The city will have its cooling centres open at seven locations:

• Metro Hall – 55 John St. (11 a.m. and remains open 24 hours a day for the duration of the Extended Heat Warning.)
• 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 Park Community Centre – 1967 Ellesmere Rd. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

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Environment Canada says scattered showers and possibly thunderstorms will move into the region later today as a cold front approaches.

Tonight’s low is expected to be 15C.

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