Canada Touches Record 49.5 Degrees Celsius: Weather Service

Canada Records All-Time High Temperature Of 49.5 Degrees Celsius: Weather Service
Vancouver:

Canada set a record all-time high temperature Tuesday in the town of Lytton, British Columbia, for the third day in a row, its weather service said, as a deadly heat wave broils the country's west and the US Pacific Northwest.

"At 4:20pm, Lytton Climate Station reported 49.5 degrees Celsius, once again, breaking the daily and all-time temperature records for the 3rd straight day," Environment and Climate Change Canada posted on Twitter, announcing a temperature equal to 121 degrees Fahrenheit.

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