mercredi, juillet 20, 2005

why i'll never live in phoenix

Blistering heat wave kills 12 18 in Phoenix: Donations of ice, water bottles requested for those lacking air conditioning.

A blistering heat wave is being blamed for the deaths of 1218 people in Phoenix, prompting officials to ask for donations of ice and water bottles for those sweltering without air conditioning.

From Saturday to Tuesday, Phoenix police reported a dozen people had died of apparent heat-related illnesses. Ten were homeless; the other two were elderly women, including one whose home cooling system wasn’t on.

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