The heat killed two dozen Canadians

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At least 18 people died because of the intense heat and humidity in the canadian province of Quebec. It is reported by Global News.

According to the authorities, all the victims were elderly people over 50 years of age and citizens with chronic respiratory diseases.

The temperature currently is around 32 degrees Celsius, 10 degrees above average this time of year, according to meteorologists. According to weather forecasts, hot weather will last at least another two days. Citizens urged to drink plenty of water, to be in touch with neighbors and relatives and to be in rooms with air conditioning.

As writes the edition, only in Montreal suffered from heat from 50 to 80 people. The ambulance service of the city reported that the number of calls increased by 30 percent compared to conventional loaded days.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in his Twitter account expressed his condolences to the families and friends of those killed from the heat.

Earlier on 5 July, it was reported that in Australia because of the intense heat melted the asphalt. This led to chaos on the roads and breakdown of vehicles.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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