canada reports dozens of deaths linked with heatwave
From MrPostingRobot@kymhorsell.com@21:1/5 to All on Wed Jun 30 13:53:44 2021
Numbers vary depending on whether local officials just note
a death that happened to occur during the heatwave
and those that look for signs of heat stress in the victim.
But the lower number cited below may be the most accurate.
It's possible to calculate the number just based on how many
degrees the temp is above normal for this time of year.
I won't bother with that exercise at this point.
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