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Cold snap hits Toronto after the first snowstorm in the season



At the foot of Toronto's first significant snowfall, the city is now struggling with extended cold snap.

Environment Canada calls this afternoon to the top – 14 ° C, but most of the day the temperature will feel closer to -30 with the wind.

Toronto and other parts of the GTA are currently extremely cold warnings.

"Frigid Arctic Air and strong winds lead to a sharp rise in wind near minus 30 this Friday morning," the National Meteorological Agency said.

"Bitterly cool Arctic air moved to southern Ontario overnight Low temperatures in the near-minus 20 degrees Celsius combined with strong southwest winds led to wind values ​​ranging from minus 30 to minus 35."

Extreme weather warnings are also issued by Toronto's medical health officer, which provides additional cold weather services from people experiencing homelessness.

"Frosting can develop on exposed skin in a few minutes, especially in cold winds," warned Canada.

Warmer weather is expected on Friday when a milder air comes in.

High -9 ° C is on Friday forecast and Saturday will be at a high temperature of -4 ° C. Sunday is set at 4 ° C.


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