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Heat wave in India worsens water shortages

Water tankers are being used across northern India, but low water rations are increasing the risk of waterborne illness, particularly for children.

A heat wave is exacerbating a water shortage in northern India.

Temperatures in New Delhi are expected to soar to 45 degrees Celcius.

Neighbouring Pakistan is also suffering, where at least 60 deaths have been reported.

Al Jazeera’s Charlotte Bellis reports.