Soaring temperatures have prompted a string of heat alerts across the city, as well as many other parts of the province, this year. On some days, it has even been warm enough to fry an egg outside, weather experts say.
As in parts of the United States drought conditions exacerbated by heat waves worry farmers in Canada. Producers in parts of Central Canada and Eastern Canada may see yields reduced because of drought.
In Australia, you can’t say it’s hot until it’s in the high 30s. Recent massive heat waves are atypical, though. About 70 people died in South Australia, mirroring the European heat waves of recent years. But these are breaking records as well.