Date: June 30, 2021 08:28AM
It’s brutal here in Western Canada, where many don’t have air conditioning in their homes. We have basements, which is where many of us are huddled.
The situation in Vancouver: police redeploying officers for emergency response after more than 65 deaths:https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/bc-heat-wave-heat-dome-sudden-deaths-1.6084873
Police in Metro Vancouver say they've responded to more than 100 sudden deaths since an extreme heat wave took hold in the province, and the danger is expected to continue in the face of unrelenting heat still in the forecast over the next several days.
By Tuesday afternoon, Vancouver police said they had been called out to more than 65 sudden deaths since the temperature began spiking on Friday. Twenty of those deaths were reported on Tuesday before 1:45 p.m. PT — a typical day sees just three or four sudden deaths in the city.