A hasty heat wave affecting southern Quebec forced the closure of several schools in the town of Autouis on Monday.
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Environment Canada has issued heat warnings for several areas in southern Quebec, including Gatino, Papino and Pontiac, where temperatures can exceed 33 ° C, with humidity of 40 ° C on Mondays and Tuesdays.
The Center de Services Scholar Kaur-des-Wallis announced on Monday that schools were closing.
“Due to the instructions announced on Monday, June 7, 2021, all schools, all centers and all daycare services of CSSCV will be closed,” the center administration said.
The Western Quebec School Board has decided to conduct distance education courses on Mondays and Tuesdays.
For its part, although it has kept schools open, the Portages-de-Eltois School Service Center has taken a number of measures to deal with the heat wave.
Therefore, recommendations are made to increase fresh air and ensure good hydration. CSSPO also recommends wearing a hat and light-colored clothing.
In addition, additional masks are distributed as needed, as mentioned.
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