MONCTON, N.B. – The warmest weather so far this summer is expected in New Brunswick over the next few days.

With the temperature expected to climb above 30 degrees Celsius, the Red Cross says first and foremost, try and stay hydrated by drinking lots of water, and avoiding alcohol and caffeine.

Injury Prevention Director Wayne Young says be aware of heat exhaustion and keep an eye on loved ones.

“Parents and caregivers, keep a close eye on your children and your pets.  You don’t want to be leaving them in any vehicles or alone for an extended time.”

If you have an elderly neighbour, Young advises to check on them too, since they tend to be more susceptible to heat.

Also, avoid strenuous activity during the middle of the day when the sun is most dangerous.