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Chilean Heat Wave Breaks Record Temperature Set a Century Ago

A heat wave brought blistering temperatures to the streets of Chile's capital city, Santiago, on Wednesday and broke a century-old record as thermometers reached 37.3 Celsius (99 degrees Fahrenheit). Chile's meteorological service called the event extreme, while the health ministry advised residents to wear light clothing, drink water and avoid outdoor activities. "The only thing to do is quickly go [into the shade], wet yourself down, and drink lots of water. You...

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