Iraqis face record-breaking heat, electricity cuts

Iraqis are contending with record-breaking temperatures and a poorly functioning electricity system as a heat wave sweeps across the country.

On Tuesday, the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, recorded an all-time high temperature of 125 degrees Fahrenheit (51.7 Celsius), according to the weather forecasting service AccuWeather.

Read more: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/07/iraq-heat-record-breaking-temperature-hot-summer-electricity.html#ixzz6TpuBtemo

AGR – Try wearing a mask in 125 degree heat for 8 or more hours per day..