Heat wave scorches India

Extreme heat has caused hundreds of deaths and a water shortage in large parts of India.

    Large parts of India have been hit by a severe heat wave, with temperatures soaring to more than 45 degrees Celsius.

    The dry and extreme weather has killed hundreds and left many areas parched.

    As Al Jazeera's Prerna Suri reports, the searing heat and severe water shortage are affecting all residents, rich and poor alike.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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