Very cold wind chills are expected over the next few days.
Environment Canada issued an extreme cold warning Sunday for much of the province, except for a portion on the north. Since then, the warning has been lifted for southeast Sask., including Regina.
Wind chill values are expected around -40 C, especially during the overnight and morning hours. Exposed skin can freeze in just five to 10 minutes with these temperatures.
Environment Canada encourages people to keep warm by dressing in layers.
The weather agency also reminds people to keep their pets inside.
Bus cancellations for south Sask.
The extreme cold weather prompted bus cancellations for all of Prairie South School Division in the Moose Jaw and Assinaboia area Monday morning.
Regina Public School buses with lifts for kids requiring wheelchairs are cancelled but other buses are running.
The windchill in Regina is -40C. Transportation (buses and light vehicles) for students requiring vehicles equipped with lifts, such as those for wheelchairs, are cancelled. all other transportation is operating. Those affected by cancellation will be contacted. pic.twitter.com/cll9eLyDjN
— ReginaPublic Schools (@RegPublicSchool) February 12, 2018
Piapot School is closed for the day.
Crokicurl cancelled due to cold
Regina residents were set to enjoy a day of Crokicurl in Victoria Park, but the event has been cancelled due to the extreme cold.
The event will begin on Tuesday and has been extended into Saturday.