Reqiong continues to toast the prairie provinces because the temperature is expected to hit a record
As the hot dome moved eastward, intense and relentless hot weather continued to plague most of the prairie.
On Canada Day, most areas of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and British Columbia issued extreme high temperature warnings, and now northwestern Ontario is also under high temperature warnings.
On Wednesday, dozens of locations in western Canada broke temperature records. Canadian environment and climate change meteorologist Shannon Moodie said this may be due to climate change.
“Do we think we are starting to see the impact? Of course,” she said.
“This is a long period of extreme high temperature. We see Litton, BC, breaks Canadian record for hottest ever Three days in a row, so I mean, it’s pretty impressive. “
Moody says The thermal dome has arrived in Manitoba, By the weekend, the temperature in the province will reach more than 30 degrees.
“Yesterday was when we sounded the alarm in Saskatchewan. Now we have covered most of Manitoba in the high temperature alarm.”
Even northern communities have been affected.
Tadoule Lake, a remote community about 1,000 kilometers north of Winnipeg, reached 37.8 degrees Celsius on Thursday afternoon. According to data from Environment Canada, the normal maximum temperature in July is only 19 degrees Celsius.
Castlegar, British Columbia, Canada, was a hot spot in Canada on Thursday afternoon, with a temperature of 39.7 degrees Celsius.
Winnipeg Open up the main floor of the city hall as a cooling center Starting on Canada’s National Day, people can seek refuge in the heat.
In the next four days, from noon to 8 pm, the city will also set up cooling tents in Central Park.
Bottled water is available in both places.
Residents are advised to pay attention to signs of heat stroke
Moody’s said people in all provinces should pay attention to and pay attention to signs of heat stroke and heatstroke, especially considering the sudden increase in the number of deaths during the record-breaking heat wave in British Columbia.
If you do not have or cannot use air conditioning during a pandemic, cooling may be difficult.
“Be sure to find a cool place. Make sure you have water wherever you go, even if you are running errands, make sure to bring water with you. Even if you drive to anywhere, make sure there is water in the car,” she said.
“If you don’t have air conditioning, just sit in a cool bathtub, take a cold shower, and get some fans. Always pay attention to how you feel and your body.”
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Moody’s said that as the region shifts to higher seasonal temperatures, both Saskatchewan and Manitoba can expect thunderstorms to break the heat on Sunday.
In Alberta, the Bureau of Meteorology said “Long-term, dangerous and historic heat wave” will continue Until Monday.