Hundreds gather in Portland cooling center amid record-breaking US heat wave
04 July 2021 | 12:49 pm
Hundreds seek shelter at a cooling center in Portland, Oregon's biggest city, to escape one of the state's hottest heat waves on record. Portland hit 45°C (114°F) on Monday according to the US National Weather Service (NWS), breaking back-to-back records set over the weekend.
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