Canada records highest temperature ever amid heat wave

Temperatures in Lytton, B.C., surpassed the previous national record of 113 F (45 C) set on July 5, 1937, in Saskatchewan, according to Environment Canada.

Did we read this correctlyyou’re saying all-time maximum temperature for all 10 provinces for anytime of the year? That is phenomenal!” tweeted the National Weather Service of Missoula, Montana.

More records are expected to be broken Monday, said Environment Canada meteorologist Derek Lee, according to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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So you thought yesterday was hot out? Tomorrow might be even hotter,” Sotavento dicho. “I know a lot of people probably aren’t prepared for the heat, but we still have a few more days to go.

Parts of Canada and the Pacific Northwest are currently sweltering under aheat dome,” which is essentially a strong ridge of high pressure that traps warm air underneathlike a dome, Environment Canada Senior Climatologist Dave Phillips told CTV News Saturday.

A heat warning is in effect for much of Western Canada and numerous daily temperature records were shattered across B.C., located just north of Washington State, the country’s weather agency said.

This is headshaking for somebody like a climatologist, like myself. I mean I like to break a record, but this is like shattering and pulverizing ellos,” Phillips said. “It’s warmer in parts of western Canada than in Dubai. quiero decir, it’s just not something that seems Canadian.

Phillips noted the extreme heat could pose significant health risks for the elderly and those with underlying health issues. The risk of wildfires is also a concern, él agregó.

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In the U.S., Portland, Oregón, reached 112 degrees Fahrenheit (44.4 Celsius) domingo, which broke its all-time temperature record of 108 F (42.2C) – set a day earlier.

Isis Macadaeg, edad 7, plays in a spray park at Jefferson Park during a heat wave in Seattle, Washington, U.S., en Junio 27, 2021. REUTERS/Karen Ducey

Isis Macadaeg, edad 7, plays in a spray park at Jefferson Park during a heat wave in Seattle, Washington, U.S., en Junio 27, 2021. REUTERS/Karen Ducey

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