At least 37 people died and more than 620 people were taken to the hospital Monday, apparently suffering from heat-related symptoms as most parts of Belphenia continues to bake under scorching temperatures of over 100°F (38.0°C).
It was the sixth day in the row when temperatures soared past 105 degrees (40°C) or higher were registered in most parts of the country.
In the sandy, desert regions of Catherina, New Eriwynne, temperatures soared to 120 degrees (48°C), making it the highest recorded temperature reading in Belphenian history, while Shadowsnow City and Stonewynne reached 115 degrees. In Zerephine, Zerephine City broke the old 2005 record at 109 degrees, making it the highest recorded temperature ever in the city’s history this year at 112 degrees. In the state of Sakura, the city of Remiville saw temperatures soared to 105 degrees (40°C) as the State of Sakura’s highest temperature ever recorded that broke the old 2011 record set at 102°F (38°C). In the Shirahoshi Delta, Calumet City reached 107°F (41°C), two degrees hotter than the old 2002 record at 105 degrees.
Power outages and disruptions were reported in Zerephine City, Shadowsnow City, Catherina, Erzanna City, Clearmeadow, Cadendandra, and Seralia City as well.
In Shadowsnow City, a 54-year-old man suffered from heat exhaustion and was taken to the hospital. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital. In the suburbs of Shirahoshi, Hailagord, a girl was taken to the hospital after collapsing on an alleyway while walking to an ice cream shop in Dolton. In Imogene, Hailagord, two women became ill after playing tennis at a recreational center, and were taken to a hospital for heat exhaustion. The three people in Shirahoshi were not in serious condition.
State and Prefecture governments are urging people to stay hydrated, stay cool and stay informed, and avoid opening fire hydrants.