India Sizzles Amid Intense Heatwave as Deaths Due To Heatstroke Rise Amid Election Season

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Published on May 31, 2024 - Duration: 04:32s

India Sizzles Amid Intense Heatwave as Deaths Due To Heatstroke Rise Amid Election Season

Over 50 people reportedly died due to heatstroke in different parts of the country since Thursday.

These deaths were reported as the temperature soared past 50 degrees Celsius in parts of North India, including Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Bihar this week.

On Thursday, Delhi recorded a maximum temperature of 45.6 degrees Celsius, 5.2 notches above normal.

This came a day after the national capital recorded a 79-year high of 46.8 degrees Celsius, according to IMD data.

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