Tag: Columbia

More than 700 people died suddenly within a week! High temperature causes a surge in deaths in Canada

   Chinanews, July 3, according to the British “Guardian” report, high temperature heat wave invaded North America. Over the past week, more than 700 sudden deaths have been reported in British Columbia, Canada. Canadian officials said on the 2nd that high temperature is an important cause of the surge in deaths, and warned that the death toll caused by the “high temperature dome” may rise again.


North America encounters high temperature purgatory: Canada’s highest temperature approaches 50 ℃, death toll soars

   China News Service, July 1st. According to a comprehensive report, Western Canada and the Northwestern United States have recently encountered purgatory-style high-temperature disasters due to the rare “high-temperature dome” phenomenon. British Columbia, Canada, broke the national highest temperature record for three consecutive days in a week, and at least 486 deaths were reported within five days. Experts predict that with the global warming, extreme high temperatures may become more frequent in the future, and the duration will be longer.