United States : Heat Wave : 2006/07/28
|Country or District||United States|
|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.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
More than 200 people have died across the nation since the heat-wave began.
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.
California heat wave death toll tops 130