Welcome to EverybodyWiki ! Sign in or sign up to improve or create : an article, a company page or a bio (yours ?)...

2018 Eastern Canada heat wave

From EverybodyWiki Bios & Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

From July 1 to July 6, 2018, the air temperature consistently rose above 35 °C (95.0 °F) in parts of Quebec and Ontario. The humidex value for Ottawa on Canada Day between noon and 3 pm was 47, the highest ever recorded in the city.[1] The heat wave also affected the Maritimes, with the humidex value hitting a record-breaking 45 in Greenwood, Nova Scotia.[citation needed]. As of July 10, 70 people died due to the heat wave.[2] On July 4, municipal emergency services reported 1200 calls per day about the heat, up 30% from prior busiest days.[3]

Aftermath[edit | edit source]

On July 5, severe thunderstorm warnings were put in place for much of southern Ontario, including Toronto, due to extreme heat and high humidity. Localized rainfalls of up to 50 millimetres (2.0 in) were expected.[4] Toronto International Airport received 23.8 millimetres (0.9 in).[5]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

This article "2018 Eastern Canada heat wave" is from Wikipedia. The list of its authors can be seen in its historical and/or its subpage 2018 Eastern Canada heat wave/edithistory. Articles copied from Draft Namespace on Wikipedia could be seen on the Draft Namespace of Wikipedia and not main one.