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Entire province of Nova Scotia is now under a heat warning

The North River in Cape Breton is seen on July 19, 2018.
The North River in Cape Breton is seen on July 19, 2018. Alexander Quon/Global News

It’s getting hot in Nova Scotia.

Environment Canada issued a heat warning for the entire province on Monday, saying that humidex values are expected to hit the 36 degree mark in the region.

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The federal agency says that clear skies will allow humidex values to peak in areas away from the coast with the high temperatures likely to persist through Wednesday.

It’s possible that relief from the warmer temperatures can be expected by Thursday as clouds and some rain are predicted to move into the region. However, humidity will remain high.

Environment Canada is recommending that people remain cool and drink lots of water.

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