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Originally posted by phoenix103
More on the situation in the UK.
Helicopter rescues in Sheffield
RAF helicopters are trying to rescue dozens of people from buildings surrounded by rising flood waters in Sheffield - some of which are collapsing.
This is most certainly not common for Sheffield. Its about as far inland as you can get. This has been caused by heavy rain which has affected much of the UK for quite a prolonged period.
Record-breaking heat continues throughout B.C.
Air conditioners and fans across British Columbia continued to work overtime as the majority of the province sought relief from a record-breaking heat wave.
Environment Canada said Lillooet was the hotspot Wednesday at 39.9 degrees. Seven all-time highs were set in B.C. that day -- and the trend continued Thursday.
Temperatures in the region over the last few days hovered in the upper 30s, including:
- Abbotsford, 37.9 C;
- Chilliwack, 38.8 C;
- White Rock, 36.2 C;
- Squamish, 37.6 C;
- Victoria, 36.3 C.