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Thursday, July 30, 2009

hottest day ever

Wednesday was the hottest day ever recorded in Vancouver, according to CBC meteorologist Claire Martin.

At 5 p.m. PT, Environment Canada recorded a high of 33.8 C, breaking the previous record of 33.3 C set in 1960.

Martin said anyone hoping the heat wave blanketing B.C. will be breaking anytime soon might just have to find some other way to chill out...

In this photo from cbc (TOO HOT TO CARRY MY BIG GUN ) THANKS CBC NEWS Seniors playfully squirt water guns given to them Wednesday to keep cool at Crofton Manor in Vancouver. (CBC)


Malyss said...

it was so unusually hot in YOUR place that they talked about it on MY tv news, in France!I could see your town, and the pictures of newspapers talking about the heat you're having, too!..

Bonnie, Original Art Studio said...

At first glance, I thought they were eating popsicles dripping from the heat - had to look more closely to see they were squirt guns. Bet they had a hoot squirting passersby! Thanks for sharing the photo and hope you have a break in the weather soon.

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