When temperatures rise: how to beat the heat

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Photo: Danielle Burns

A frosty glass of H2O, a hat and shade from an umbrella are good tools to combat the sometimes oppressive heat during the summer months.

Although this summer's temperatures have not been blistering, there is warm weather forecast for the near future. When the mercury rises and stays high for several days, heat builds up, especially in cities where there is a lot of concrete and pavement.