The regions of Sherbrooke and Quebec city have smashed temperature records for the day Tuesday with the mercury hovering around a high of 32.2°C.
The day of 23 June was the hottest in Sherbrooke since 1921 and the warmest in Quebec since 1957, ” said Environment Canada meteorologist André Cantin.
No temperature record has not been beaten in Montreal, but the seven-day heat wave, which just succeeded in June, constitute the longest sequence since the last twenty years, ” said Mr. Cantin.
According to the meteorologist, this surge of warm and moist air, lived for a week comes from the gulf of Mexico.
The scarcity of rainfall experienced in the Province due to problems with the water supply in some large cities in quebec. The City of Laval has extended up to July 8, inclusive, the prohibition of irrigation in the municipality. Filling the pool and watering of plants and gardens with a pistol to automatic closure remains accepted according to the address of the citizen.
At the time of writing these lines, Montreal had not issued such a prohibition.
With the mercury climbing up to 34.7°C, the heat wave reached its peak in Montreal on Monday.
“From Sunday, we start again to ride and the next week, we should play in the 30°C once again”, mentioned by the meteorologist at the Journal de Montréal on Monday.
Storms to leave at least 5 mm of rain in their wake were expected as early as Tuesday evening and during the night on the island of Montreal. The maximum temperature will range from 24 to 28°C from Wednesday to Saturday.