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    Climate: Canada, 22.5 degrees in British Columbia, record winter

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    (ANSA) – ROME, DECEMBER 03 – It is still record heat in British Columbia after the asphyxiating temperatures in June-July that caused hundreds of deaths in the westernmost province of Canada: this week the mercury column recorded a winter maximum by 22.5 degrees Celsius, equaling the previous national record of 1982.

    The peak was detected Wednesday in Penticton, a city in the center of the province. “It’s a record, or to be very precise, it equals a record”, commented Environment Canada meteorologist Armel Castellan, recalling that the last winter peak in the country – again 22.5 degrees – was on December 3, 1982. in Hamilton, a small town in Ontario.

    Penticton is located a few hundred kilometers southeast of Lytton, where the temperature rose to 49.6 degrees last summer, a new all-time high for the country. (HANDLE).

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