At least 30 people were killed in attacks provoked by hot weather in several U.S. states, said on Sunday agentstvoAssoshieyted Press referring to the local authorities.
Most of the victims — elderly people who have a 40-degree heat of a heart attack. Nine people were killed in Maryland, three in Ohio, ten people died from heat waves in Chicago (Illinois), doctors also recorded deaths in Wisconsin, Tennessee and Pennsylvania.
The situation is aggravated by the heat of a power failure due to storm past the cyclone on the Atlantic side, in particular, about 120,000 people in the West Virginia remain without electricity for a week, even eight thousand chelovekpoka without electricity in the suburbs of Baltimore and Washington.
Among the victims are people who died in their homes, without having time to medical care due to lack of electricity, the agency said.
Local operator asked Pepco electric customers save energy, as in hot weather power system working at full capacity.