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United States of America (the): Heat Wave: 2021/06 Country Information on DRR

Period 2021/06
Country or District United States of America (the)
Event Type Heat Wave
Outline Unrelenting heat is expected to continue in the West of U.S.A after a late-June heat wave left hundreds dead in the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia. Records could topple again this weekend (10-11 July 2021) as temperatures climb well above normal.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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CNN 2021/07/13
Western US expecting another day of high temperatures as more than 18 million remain under heat alerts

CNN 2021/07/11
Over 30 million people are under heat alerts across Western states as temperatures are forecast to soar well into the triple digits this weekend.