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California devastated by heatstroke Emergency

California devastated by heatstroke Emergency

In the United States, California has declared a state of emergency amid concerns heatstroke  over power outages. The state of emergency will remain in force until 23:59 on Saturday (08:59 GMT on Sunday). The California Independent System Operator (ISO) controls most of the state’s power grids. They also urged the people heatstroke not to consume too much electricity unnecessarily. According to the ISO, it is important to reduce power wastage at a time when the demand for electricity is increasing in extreme heat.

The mercury in a thermometer in California’s Death Valley National Park reached 130 degrees Fahrenheit (54 degrees Celsius) on Thursday. A local resident told Reuters news agency: “A certain amount of temperature can run, for example: 120 degrees Fahrenheit (49 degrees Celsius). But it’s really hard to tolerate when the temperature goes above that. Temperatures in Phoenix, Arizona, were 118 degrees Fahrenheit (48 degrees Celsius) on Thursday, 115 degrees (46 degrees Celsius) in Las Vegas, and 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37 degrees Celsius) in Denver.

Around 50 million people across the southwestern United States are under extreme temperature warning and guidance. The heatwave on the west coast is getting worse. The soil is very dry because of the severe drought there, ”a climate and fire scientist at the University of California told the Associated Press. Before the end of the summer, we can catch two, three, four, five such heatstrokes, he said.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Late Thursday night, California ISO tweeted the state’s power grid is stable and it’s not anticipating any rotating outages for the rest of the night. Earlier in the evening, PG&E cautioned customers that rolling blackouts could occur which would have affected more than 120,000 customers. The announcement of potential outages comes after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an emergency proclamation Thursday to free up additional energy capacity.

Detectives found a knife near the crime scene and obtained a photo of the man and circulated it to all police officers. Two hours later, officers arrested 35-year-old Cauich. Cauich, who has a long criminal history, was awaiting trial on burglary charges when a judge released him from jail last week. Investigators are working to determine if race was a motivating factor in the attack, police said. The attack comes amid a wave of assaults against Asian Americans in San Francisco and across the country since the coronavirus pandemic took hold in the U.S. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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