Badcopnews.com – Heat waves that occurred in the eastern Canada region continue to eat. Until today, at least the death toll becomes 54 people.
Quoted from the AFP, Saturday (7/7/2018), the Montreal region became the region’s most deadly casualties.
Montreal’s metropolitan health authority told AFP that the death toll in its territory reached 28 people.
As reported earlier, this heat wave has hit Canada since the middle of this week. This week, the Canadian Environment Authority estimates the maximum air temperature to reach 35 degrees Celsius, but the air-heat index says it will feel like 45 degrees Celsius.
Air temperatures in Canada rose to a level of 30 degrees Celsius since 29 June. Prediction calls the air temperature will fall back on Saturday (7/7) local time.
“Looking at weather forecasts, we wait for the air temperature to return to normal within a few hours,” said Ministry of Health spokesman Noemie Vanheuverzwijn.