Canadian Transit & Weather Updates – July 9, 2024

ocean waves near city buildings during daytime


Heat Warnings continue across the country with the humidex reaching 39 degrees Celsius in some regions.  Provinces affected by the heat warnings are:

  • British Columbia
  • Alberta
  • Saskatchewan
  • Ontario (GTA)
  • New Brunswick
  • Nova Scotia
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Newfoundland / Labardor

ECC advises “The health risks are greater for older adults, infants and young children, pregnant people, people with physical and/or mental illnesses, and people with disabilities or mobility issues. Watch for the effects of heat illness: swelling, rash, cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and the worsening of some health conditions. Drink plenty of water regularly, even before you feel thirsty to decrease your risk of dehydration. Thirst is not a good indicator of dehydration.”

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT issued for southwestern Ontario from Windsor to Cornwall and southern regions of Quebec.

ECC states “Potential for heavy rainfall due to the remnants of Hurricane Beryl Wednesday and Thursday. Hazards: Torrential downpours giving rainfall rates of 20 to 40 mm per hour at times. Localized rainfall totals possibly well in excess of 50 mm.”