Multiple Hospitalized At Trump Rally Due To Extreme Heat Wave | EUROtoday

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Eleven individuals have been hospitalized whereas ready for a rally that includes Donald Thursday in Phoenix, the place temperatures climbed to a sweltering 110 levels and lingered within the triple digits.

City hearth officers confirmed that quantity at 3 p.m. native time, saying all had been transported to native hospitals because of warmth exhaustion whereas ready to get right into a Turning Point rally that includes the previous president. Reporters on the scene shared video and pictures on social media of rally attendees being carried off in stretchers and receiving intravenous fluids outdoors the venue.

Extreme warmth waves just like the one spreading throughout the Southwest proper now are anticipated to turn into extra widespread because the local weather continues to heat ― one thing scientists say is immediately linked to people’ carbon output. But Trump appeared unfazed by that in his speech.

“Our country’s falling to pieces, and these guys ― all they want to do is spend money on the ‘green new scam,’” Trump mentioned on the rally, a reference to the Green New Deal, a Democrat-backed plan from 2019 to handle local weather change and shift to renewable power sources.

“I mean the things they’re spending money on, it’s like throwing the money out the window,” Trump continued. “And we don’t want to do that. We want to fix our roads and highways. We want to get rid of the electric mandate for the car. … If you want to buy a different type of car, you have to have a choice.”

The extraordinarily excessive temperatures sweeping the Southwest have prompted extreme warmth warnings throughout southeast California, southern Nevada and Arizona. The National Weather Service mentioned the warmth peaked Thursday however will stay excessive over the subsequent few days.