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Canada weather: Heat hits record 46.6C as US north-west also sizzles

BBC News

June 28, 2021

Canada has recorded its highest ever temperature as the country’s west and the US Pacific north-west frazzle in an unprecedented heatwave.

Lytton in British Columbia soared to 46.6C (116F) on Sunday, breaking an 84-year-old record, officials said.

A “heat dome” – static high pressure acting like a lid on a cooking pot – has set records in many other areas.

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