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‘Heat dome’ causes historic highs of almost 50C in Canada and US – ライブフォロー

 ‘Heat dome’ causes historic highs of almost 50C in Canada and US - ライブフォロー
Live updates on the US and Canada heatwave

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Huge bush fire breaks out dangerously close to a busy freeway in California

Temperatures have soared close to 50C as the 我ら Pacific north-west and カナダ is gripped by a heatwave that has already contributed to dozens of deaths.

The sweltering heat is being caused by a “heat dome” according to meteorologists, as temperatures climbed to 49.5C in Lytton, ブリティッシュコロンビア, 火曜日に.

バンクーバーで, 警察は、数十人の警官を再配置したと述べ、一般市民に電話するよう要請した。 911 only for emergencies because heat-related deaths had depleted frontline resources and delayed response times.

The force added that it had already responded to 130 sudden deaths since last Friday.

In the American west temperatures hit a high of 46C in Portland, オレゴン, as roads buckled, schools were closed and large 山火事 continue to burn in the region.

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Heatwave has reached ‘far above historical meansthan any other on record

A leading scientist has said that the searing heatwave gripping parts of the US and Canada has reached “far above historical means” than any other on record.

Dr Robert Rohde, who works at Berkeley Earth, a non-profit focused on temperature analysis, posted a graphic to Twitter showing the temperature spike in Canada.

In a post on Twitter, 彼は言った: “Stunning breakout far above all previously measured values to set a new national temperature record for Canada of 49.6 °C (121 °F).

“This heatwave has reached further above historical means than any other summer heatwave previously recorded anywhere in North America.”

ジョーミドルトン30 六月 2021 12:48
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Oregon heatwave sees hundreds sent to hospital

The heatwave affecting parts of the US and Canada has reportedly seen as many as 200 people in Oregon sent to hospital with heat-related illnesses since Friday.

日曜日に, temperatures soared to an all-time record high of 112F (44C) in Portland, Oregon’s largest city.

According to Oregon Public Broadcasting, hospitals saw around half the number of patients with heat-related illnesses they would typically see in an entire summer over this past weekend alone.

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Hundreds sent to hospital as US and Canada face record temperatures

Portland has seen temperatures soar to record high of 112F (44C) as heatwave hits Pacific Northwest

ジョーミドルトン30 六月 2021 12:26
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カナダで前例のない熱波を引き起こしているのは何ですか?

As western Canada faces a dangerous record-smashing heatwave, senior climatologist for Environment Canada David Phillips says a “heat dome” is engulfing the region.

“This dome stretches half way up to the atmosphere and it is a cap, a lid, putting a lid on top of boiling water, and inside that lid there’s no, no weather comes in, it’s just progressively warmer, and because it’s high pressure … that air squeezes each other and little air molecules jiggle and jangle and create heat and it doesn’t escape – that heat stays within that kind of dome,” he tells broadcaster CBC

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As western Canada faces a dangerous record-smashing heatwave, senior climatologist for Environment Canada David Phillips says a “heat dome” is engulfing the region. “This dome stretches half way up to the atmosphere and it is a cap, a lid, putting a lid on top of boiling water, and inside that lid there’s no, no weather comes in, it’s just progressively warmer, and because it’s high pressure … that air squeezes each other and little air molecules jiggle and jangle and create heat and it doesn’t escape – that heat stays within that kind of dome,” he tells broadcaster CBC.

ジョーミドルトン30 六月 2021 12:07
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US suffers from severe drought

As well as soaring temperatures and wildfires the US west is also suffering from a serious drought.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration data for 2021 shows that virtually the entirety of the south western US is now under severe drought conditions.

Nearly the entirety of Oregon, カリフォルニア, ネバダ, ユタ, アリゾナ, and New Mexico are under “extreme” drought conditions, as are parts of Texas and Colorado.

Graphic reveals troubling level of US drought this year

The area stricken by drought has more than doubled since last year

ジョーミドルトン30 六月 2021 11:53
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US heatwave causes deaths and electricity blackouts

The US heatwave moved inland on Tuesday, prompting an electrical utility in Spokane, ワシントン, to resume rolling blackouts amid heavy power demand.

Officials said more than a half-dozen deaths in Washington and Oregon may be tied to the intense heat that began late last week.

The National Weather Service said the mercury reached 42.2 C in Spokanethe highest temperature ever recorded there.

その間, authorities said multiple recent deaths in the region were possibly related to the scorching weather.

The heat may have claimed the life of a worker on a nursery in Oregon, the state’s worker safety agency, known as Oregon OSHA, 火曜日に言った.

The man who died was from Guatemala and had apparently arrived in the US only a few months ago, said Andres Pablo Lucas, owner of Brother Farm Labour Contractor that provided workers for the nursery, 死んだ男を含む.

Officials in Bremerton, ワシントン, said heat may have contributed to four deaths in that Puget Sound city.

But Vince Hlavaty, Bremerton’s medical officer, told the Kitsap Sun that firefighters cannot say definitively whether the heat was the cause of death.

In Bend, オレゴン, authorities said the deaths of two homeless people in extreme heat may have been weather-related.

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ジョーミドルトン30 六月 2021 11:26
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「ヒートドーム」が50℃近くの歴史的な高さを引き起こし、数十人が死亡

A record-shattering heatwave in Canada has contributed to dozens of deaths, 警察は言う.

Temperatures hit 121.1F (49.5C) リットンで, ブリティッシュコロンビア, 火曜日に – カナダの史上最高気温が記録された3日連続.

Meteorologists say the unprecedented conditions are being caused by a “heat dome” over western Canada and parts of the US Pacific northwest, 書き込み マットマザーズ.

カナダの「ヒートドーム」が50℃近くの歴史的な高さを引き起こし、数十人が死亡

「バンクーバーはこのような暑さを経験したことがありません,’警察は言う

ジョーミドルトン30 六月 2021 11:11
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ジョーミドルトン30 六月 2021 11:07