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India:Heat Wave:2015/05

Duration2015/05 As of 23 May, more than 350 people are reported to have died in a heat wave, where temperatures have reached 48C. The worst affected states are Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
Country or DistrictIndia
NameHeat Wave

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Personal Injury Material Damage Others
UNOCHA 2015/06/3

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  • UNOCHA 2015/06/3
    The continuing heatwave in India increased the nationwide death toll to over 2,248.
  • AFP 2015/05/29
    India reels under heatwave as death toll tops 2,000
  • AFP 2015/05/28
    India heatwave deaths top 1,700
  • CNN 2015/05/28
    More than 1,400 dead
  • AFP 2015/05/27
    Deaths from major heatwave sweeping India top 1,100
  • AFP 2015/05/26
    At least 800 people have died in a major heatwave that has swept across India, melting roads in New Delhi as temperatures neared 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit).
  • Government of India 2015/05/25
    The death toll due to intense heatwave sweeping Telangana and Andhra Pradesh crossed the 500 figure on Monday, disaster management officials said in Hyderabad.
  • UNOCHA 2015/05/25
    Dead: 350
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