A heat wave has officially descended upon much of B.C. and has already established itself as a record-breaker days before its anticipated peak this weekend.
The scorching weather broke three daytime temperature records in the Lower Mainland on Sunday. The town of Hope hit 32.5 C, exceeding the old June 20 record of 30.9 C, while Squamish surpassed its old benchmark of 29.7 C at 30.2 C.
White Rock peaked at 28.7 C, breaking the old record of 27.2 C set in 1938.
The pattern is going to repeat itself on Monday and will persist into Tuesday, according to Environment Canada. The agency said Wednesday
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