Heat records tumble across southwest US as temps soar

By Scott Sonner
Updated June 7 2024 - 1:25pm, first published 1:19pm
The temperature has reached 44C in Las Vegas, as heat coninues to scorch across the southeast US. (AP PHOTO)
The temperature has reached 44C in Las Vegas, as heat coninues to scorch across the southeast US. (AP PHOTO)

Records have tumbled across the US Southwest as temperatures soared past 44C in some areas, and the region's first heat wave for 2024 was expected to maintain its grip for at least another day.

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