The vast majority of the southwest of the province should, from Sunday, experience its first heatwave of the season.
Until Tuesday inclusive, temperatures above 30 degrees Celsius are expected and the humidx factor could offer feelings of up to 40.
Environment Canada issued special weather reports on Saturday morning for the regions ranging from Pontiac to southern Témiscamingue, as well as in the Drummondville and Bois-Francs region.
“A mass of hot and humid air will enter Quebec over the weekend. From Sunday to Tuesday, the maximum temperatures will reach or exceed 30 degrees Celsius and the values of Humidex could reach 40. In addition, the nights will be warm with lows near 20 degrees Celsius ”, one can read in this bulletin.
The first heat wave of 2021 took place in Saint-Anicet, in western Montérégie, from May 19 to 21.
Several cities and Montreal boroughs have planned water games to cool their residents on these hot days.