Details of Disaster Information


United States : Heat Wave : 2006/07/28
GLIDE: HT-2006-000110-USA  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2006/07/28
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United States
Name Heat Wave
Outline The death toll from California's record-breaking heat wave reached 132 on Friday, the first day in nearly two weeks that temperatures were expected to stay below 100 degrees across most of the state.

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Report/Articles
  • CNN.com 2006/08/08
    More than 200 people have died across the nation since the heat-wave began.
  • CNN.com 2006/08/03
    Record-breaking heat and oppressive humidity made people across the eastern half of US miserable on Aug 2 2006.
    The same heat wave was blamed for as many as 164 deaths last week in California.
  • CNN.com 2006/07/29
    California heat wave death toll tops 130