As the East shivers from a cold snap, the West is melting under temperatures which have soared into the 30’s Celsius.
On Wednesday, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba hit 33°C, making it the hottest October temperature since records began in 1887.
Winnipeg soared to 31.1°C, smashing its October record as well.
On Thursday, records were smashed in parts of northern Manitoba – Gillam hit a balmy 26.6°C.
Temperatures are returning to more seasonal values in Manitoba this weekend.