A powerful heat wave destroys parts of Canada. The mortality rate is increasing.
“I’m been a police officer for 15 years and I have never experienced such sudden deaths in such a short time,” said police officer Steve Addison. Vancouver Sun.
Emergency calls are being made to unexpected deaths in the homes of people in British Columbia. Within 24 hours on Monday, Vancouver police responded to 31 such calls. Police Officer Addison said many phones have come in to help people go to the homes of their parents or relatives and find them dead.
By Tuesday afternoon, Vancouver police had registered 20 sudden deaths, and the number is expected to rise every hour. The Vancouver Sun writes that police usually respond to three or four such unexpected deaths.
The public broadcaster writes that more than 100 sudden deaths have been recorded since the onset of the heat wave CBC. The heat wave is expected to continue over the next few days.
– Our police officers have a lot to do, but we do everything we can to make sure residents are safe, Addison says.
There is such a great need for police officers who can provide immediate assistance for the transfer of investigators to departments working with emergency assistance. Police officers who are at home or on vacation should also help in a dangerous situation.
Because of the number of phones, the dead are waiting for police, ambulances and firefighters, who will always be on site when millions of unexpected deaths come to the city.
Final agents also have more to do than usual. According to the CBC, 130 deaths were reported as usual in four days in British Columbia. Between Friday and Monday, 233 deaths were reported.
The city of Lytton set a new national record of 46.6 and 47.5 degrees Celsius on Sunday and Monday, respectively, in a three-hour drive northeast of Vancouver.
In the state of Alberta, authorities have declared a state of emergency due to high power consumption. Residents are encouraged to use as little electricity as possible from 4pm to 7pm.
The U.S. states of Oregon and Washington are also enjoying the record.
He writes that more than 1,1,000 people have been hospitalized due to the recent heatwave BuzzFeed.
The airport in Portland recorded 46 degrees on Monday, a new record.