Canada’s west coast hits record high heat
“This is something no one has seen before, how powerful this dome of heat is.” West Coast Canadians took refuge from the sun wherever they could on Monday as summer temperatures hit record highs. 117 degrees Fahrenheit in the Pacific Northwest, which meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe says is caused by a thermal dome. air cooking below. “Sustained high temperatures are unusual in the region, which is much more accustomed to episodes of rain above the sun. British Columbia has closed schools and universities due to record heat. Network posts social workers circulated on how to stay cool without air According to a 2018 industry study, less than 40 percent of homes in the province are air conditioned. more t about over 115. Prior to that, the record in Canada was 113 degrees in 1937, according to the climate organization, Environment and Climate Change Canada.