49.6°C: Deadly Canada heat wave shatters temperature records | DW News

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A slew of sudden deaths is being blamed on a record-breaking heatwave sweeping British Columbia and Alberta. Temperatures hit a record high for a third straight day on Tuesday, reaching 49.5 Celsius (121 Fahrenheit) in the village of Lytton.

Police in Vancouver said they had responded to 65 sudden-death calls between Friday and Tuesday. The deaths were still under investigation and many of the deceased were seniors.

British Columbia closed schools and educational institutions due to the record-breaking temperatures. Prior to the weekend, the historical high in Canada was 45 Celsius, set in Saskatchewan in 1937.

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  • 1 thought on “49.6°C: Deadly Canada heat wave shatters temperature records | DW News”

    1. Here is some reality…at one time before lunatic inbred populations took over the planet…mineral rain fall fell from the sky…it absorbed into your cells…killed disease and thus you were not scorched to death in sodomite cesspools these losers call a city. I think the sun and rain actually grew nutrients which also helped…schools anyone???


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