B.C. heat wave broke records this past weekend

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If you found yourself feeling the heat this weekend, you probably weren’t alone. Temperatures soared in parts of the province, and Metro Vancouver was no exception.

On Sunday, the mercury rose to 26 degrees Celsius in Vancouver, along with Abbotsford. Richmond saw temperatures rise to 24 degrees and North Vancouver topped out at 25 degrees.

Other parts of B.C. saw record shattering numbers, with Castlegar hitting nearly 35 degrees and Lillooet climbing to almost 36 degrees.

And the trend is continuing. According to Global News, expect temperatures in Metro Vancouver to hit as high as 28 degrees Celsius today and as high as 26 degrees on Tuesday.

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