Timelapse: Gummy bears liquify in Canadian heat

According to the eyewitness, it took only one hour for this meltdown on Wednesday.

"The sour cherry gummies are much more resilient," Jody Majko said in a description associated with the video.

The heat dome, a weather phenomenon trapping heat and blocking other weather systems from moving in, weakened as it moved east but it was still intense enough to set records from Alberta to Manitoba, said David Phillips, senior climatologist at Environment and Climate Change Canada, a government agency.

It was unclear what triggered the heat dome but climate change looks to be a contributor, given the heatwave's duration and extremes, Phillips said.

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