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Extreme cold weather alert in Toronto

Extreme cold weather alert in Toronto

India Blooms News Service | 17 Dec 2016, 05:19 am
Toronto, Dec 16 (IBNS): A man found outdoors covered in snow with his fingers turned blue in the early hours of Friday morning was transported to hospital, media reported.

Responding to a call at 3 a.m. paramedics arrived at the Harbord Street and Lippincott Street area and found a man out on the street with cold-related and non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said the man was intoxicated.

After being assessed by paramedics, he was transported to hospital.

The city was under an extreme cold weather alert at the time.

The city's medical officer of health issues extreme cold weather alerts when Environment Canada forecasts a temperature of -15 C or colder or a wind chill of -20 or colder.

(Reporting by Asha Bajaj, Extreme cold weather image: Wikimedia Commons)

Extreme cold weather alert in Toronto

India Blooms News Service
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