Affected by polar cyclones from the Arctic, extreme cold weather began in the western-central region of Canada on the 7th, killing at least one person. There are also blizzards along the eastern Atlantic coast.
Recently, 22 cryogenic records have been recorded across Canada.
Among them, the Uranium City of Saskatchewan recorded a low temperature of minus 48.9 degrees Celsius, and the lowest temperature recorded in Fort Chipwiyan, Alberta was minus 47.3 degrees Celsius, which was lower than the lowest temperature record of minus 45.6 degrees Celsius in 1936.
In Roblin, Manitoba, the lowest temperature on the day was minus 42 degrees Celsius, breaking the record of minus 40.6 degrees Celsius set in 1972.
According to the meteorological department, the extremely cold weather is caused by polar cyclones in the Arctic and is expected to continue for several days.
Due to winds of 10 to 20 kilometers per hour, the somatosensory temperature in some areas will be as low as minus 50 to 55 degrees Celsius.
Affected by the extremely cold weather, schools in many provinces have closed down.
After extreme cold weather in the Midwest, the polar cyclone moved eastward and entered the Atlantic coast late on the 7th.
There was blizzard in Nova Scotia, and strong winds of up to 60 to 100 kilometers per hour appeared.