The temperature in the village of Lytton, located in the interior of southern British Columbia, rose to 46.1 degrees Celsius on Sunday. With this, the record of 1937 has been broken when the temperature of 45 ° C was recorded in Saskatchewan.
Warnings are also being issued for increasing heat in most parts of western Canada. The weather agency says several daily temperature records have been broken in British Columbia. However, Environment Canada has predicted that the temperature will decrease slightly on Tuesday and the weather will start to cool down.
In the coastal city of Vancouver, the temperature hit 31 degrees Celsius on Sunday afternoon. During this many people went towards the beach, although the crowd was a little less than usual in the scorching heat. Natalie Moser, a resident here, said that many people here were looking for shade in nearby parks. Moser said she typically stayed at a local hotel to enjoy the pool, especially during hot weather, but that choice has been hampered by pandemic restrictions.
Extreme heat in America
These days in America, the condition of people has become worse due to the scorching heat. A record increase in temperature has been observed here at some places. Weather forecasters say the Pacific Northwest community may face the hottest days ever. Due to the heatwave, the condition of the people here has become miserable. Alam is that the sale of portable ACs and fans has increased in the markets. At the same time, the hospitals have closed the outdoor vaccine centers for the time being. The baseball team has also postponed its weekend games for the time being. A warning of access heatwave has also been given in most of the western states of the country.