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India : Heat Wave : 2002/05/15
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Duration 2002/05/15
Name Heat Wave
Outline A heatwave has killed at least 178 people in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh and the toll is expected to rise.The temperature in the worst-hit district along the Bay of Bengal coast has hit a high of 48 degrees Celsius (118 degrees Fahrenheit) in recent days compared with an average temperature of 40 to 45 Celsius.

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
yahoo!singapore news 2002/05/23
Dead: 1200 people

CNN News 2002/05/17
Dead: 622 people
(101 people in Krishna district)
(109 people in the West Godavari district)

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