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Canada British Columbia's heat wave conditions lower, temperature still soars
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Canada British Columbia's heat wave conditions lower, temperature still soars

| @indiablooms | 18 May 2023, 11:19 pm

Vancouver/IBNS: Although heatwave conditions are lowering across Canada's British Columbia, the province continues to record soaring temperatures.

Environment and Climate Change Canada preliminary data showed nine communities saw their hottest-ever May 16 this year, while another nine set records on Wednesday as well.

Three communities – Cache Creek, Dease Lake and Smithers – set record temperatures on both days.

Cache Creek saw highs of 36.4 C on Tuesday and 31.4 C on Wednesday, beating previous records of 31.5 C and 31 C set in 2021 and 1985, respectively.

Tuesday's high in Dease Lake was 26.7 C and Wednesday's was 27.8 C surpassing previous records of 24.8 C set on May 16, 1993, and 23.2 C set on May 17, 2018.

Smithers was hit by 29.5 C on both days  breaking previous records of 26.7 C from May 16, 2006 and 27.4 C from May 17, 1984.

(Reporting by Asha Bajaj)

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