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Heatstroke death toll rises to 230 in Canada

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Heat continues in Canada. The death toll is rising. At least 230 people have been reported dead so far. The deaths have been recorded in the Canadian province of British Columbia since Monday.

The state recorded a high of 49.5 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, according to the National Meteorological Department. As a result, hundreds of people suffer from heat stroke and related diseases. Most of the dead are senior Canadians and prisoners of war. Heatstroke warnings have also been issued in the states of Alberta-Saskatchewan and Yukon.

Meanwhile, the US cities of Portland and Seattle are seeing the highest temperatures since 1940. Residents have been advised not to go out of the house unless necessary. Doctors also say to take water and liquid food.

According to experts, even the coldest countries in the world are beginning to see the effects of global warming.

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