Agence France-Presse and Turkey‘s Anadolu News Agency reported that the Mexico Ministry of Health said on the 16th that since mid-April, the high temperature weather in the country has caused 8 deaths.
7 people died by heatstroke and one from dehydration between 14 and 12 June. Ministry of Healthof Mexico said in a statement.
Agence France-Presse reported that this week, the temperature in Mexico City, the country’s capital, reached a record high of 35 degrees Celsius. The temperature in Monterey, the capital of Nuevo Leon, once exceeded 40 degrees Celsius. The increase in electricity demand led to local power outages, and the water pressure of tap water also dropped.
The Nuevo Leon state government has limited school attendance to two hours a day for students to avoid sun exposure.