Details of Disaster Information


India : Heat Wave : 2008/04/08
GLIDE: HT-2008-000052-IND  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2008/04/08
Country
   or
District
India
Name Heat Wave
Outline Over the past few weeks, parts of northern India have been left reeling from an intense heatwave.
At least 17 people have been killed by the heat as temperatures soared into the mid 40’s Celsius (110F).

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
NIDM 2008/04/22
Dead: 22 persons


Related Links
Report/Articles
  • NIDM 2008/04/22
    Orissa is reeling under a severe heat wave with heatstroke already claiming 22 lives in
    the last two weeks.
  • BBC WEATHER 2008/04/21
    At least 17 people have been killed by the heat as temperatures soared into the mid 40’s Celsius,in the northeast of Inia.