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Showing posts with label quebec. Show all posts
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Thursday, 5 July 2018

Extremely hot weather killed 17 people in Quebec.

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Quebec a French-speaking town in eastern Canada has 17 people in over the last few days, during to extreme heat health officials said Wednesday.
Dr. Melissa Genereux, head of Montreal's Regional Public Health Department in the Eastern Townships, said victims where all adults mostly over the age of 50 and 80 all male, and living alone. None had air conditioning, he said. This seniors were suffering from chronic illness.
Twelve deaths were reported in Montreal and five were reported in Eastern Townships.

According to CNN Meteorologist Taylor Ward he said the Quebec had seen record high temperatures and high humidity since Sunday. Temperatures were in the mid-90s for Montreal Sunday and Monday, about 20 degrees higher than the normal temperatures.

Montreal health officials opened 19 cooling stations in public health and social services buildings across the city to help reduced the death toll. The health officials asked people to call public transport services to get a ride to one of the air-conditioned centers.
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