Canada witnessed more than 50 blazes of wildfire in the last two days. The government is trying its best to control the situation. Henceforth, it has implemented several emergency measures across the country in order to stop the fire from spreading. Besides that, the temperature is rising recklessly throughout the country as well as the Western US.
Canada and the Western US Facing Extreme Rise in Temperature
People in Canada and the Western United States are facing a new wave of scorching heat. The temperature went really up on Sunday with citizens witnessing blocked roads, limited trains, and new evacuation orders. However, the government has implemented new emergency measures in the regions in order to cope up with the rising temperature.
Canada’s Wildfire Situation
The wildfire in Canada is recklessly blazing, with more than 50 blazes in the past two days. However, the government has implemented new emergency measures in order to control the fire. But the results are not very pleasing. The situation is more or less the same. Weather experts have predicted that the temperature can rise up to 90 Fahrenheits in the Western Canadian regions. Moreover, they have warned the citizens against the rising temperatures.
All Records Broken in the Western United States
Just like Canada, the Western United States is also witnessing a record-breaking heat. Experts have predicted that a dangerous heat wave is approaching towards the Western US. However, the temperature broke all records on Saturday in Las Vegas. The temperature there went up to its highest-ever record, 117 Fahrenheits. According to the National Weather Services (NWS), such temperature was recorded in the desert entertainment city in 1942. Besides that, it went up three more times in 2005.
Emergency Measures Implemented in Canada
Canadian Transport Minister, Omar Alghabra has implemented emergency measures due to the wildfire. He has slowed down the train traffic in Canada. However, trains are one of the most common causes of a wildfire. Besides that, the government has also blocked several roads and highways in the wildfire regions. The overall death toll in British Columbia is not specified, but it is in hundreds for sure.