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It’s so hot in Toronto right now that your luggage could be delayed at the airport

It’s so hot in Toronto right now that your luggage could be delayed at the airport
It’s so hot in Toronto right now that your luggage could be delayed at the airport

Whether it is hot or cold, Toronto is always complained about the extreme weather conditions that occur during the seasons. These seem to cause serious problems in one way or another, despite the fact that the same phenomena occur every year.

This week began with a heat warning for Monday and Tuesday. Environment Canada warned residents that air quality in the city could deteriorate and daytime temperatures could reach around 31 degrees Celsius. Humidity will make it feel more like 35-38 degrees Celsius.

“There will be little improvement overnight as lows of 20 degrees Celsius or higher are expected,” the weather bureau wrote, warning the public to take measures to prevent heat-related illnesses and be alert to warning signs.

As with the last heatwave in mid-June, when train timetables were changed at the last minute and events were cancelled, some services may be affected by the high temperatures. This also applies to parts of your journey if you are flying to or from YYZ in the coming days.

Toronto Pearson International Airport issued an alert this morning informing passengers that their flights and luggage may be delayed due to the conditions.

While the message may sound a bit strange at first, hub staff explain: “In this heat, our focus is on safety and we want to provide plenty of breaks so outdoor workers can stay cool.”

“This means your plane may take longer than expected to reach the gate, or your baggage processing may be delayed,” they continued.

With cooler air masses taking over the country on Tuesday evening, residents can expect more pleasant temperatures as the week progresses. However, we could still see some residual effects of Hurricane Beryl on Wednesday and Thursday in the form of heavy rainfall.