Earthwindmap showing temps reaching 46.9 deg C 116.42 deg F along the US Canadian border later today.
Monday, 28 June 2021
Unliveable! Heatwave hits record 46.6C in Western Canada as US north-west also frazzles with temperatures hotter than Dubai: David Phillips told CTV: "I like to break a record, but this is like shattering and pulverising them.
Temperatures we see in Death Valley, the Arizona desert, North Africa or Arabia hit the Canadian US border.
Temperatures previously unknown to Canada and parts of the US-North West are making life extremely unpleasant for millions of people as intense, prolonged, record-breaking, unprecedented, abnormal and dangerous because of a huge high-pressure zone from California up to Canada's Arctic territories and stretching inland through Idaho. Daytime temperatures were in the triple digits Fahrenheit, breaking records in places where many do not have air conditioning. Temperatures along the border are expected to hit a record=breaking 46.9 deg C, (116 deg F) later today, see map above.
According to the BBC,