Record-breaking US Pacific north-west heatwave killed almost 200 people | US weather | The Guardian

People sleep at a cooling shelter set up during an unprecedented heatwave in Portland, Oregon, 27 June.

The death toll from the record-breaking heatwave that struck the US Pacific north-west last week has risen to nearly 200, with health authorities reporting 116 deaths in Oregon and 78 in Washington state.

Source: Record-breaking US Pacific north-west heatwave killed almost 200 people | US weather | The Guardian

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