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India:Heat Wave:2006/05/10

Duration2006/05/10 At least 27 people have died in India from scorching weather, officials said on Monday, and authorities in the capital ordered an early start to summer holidays to protect children from the heat wave.
Country or DistrictIndia
NameHeat Wave

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  • CNN NEWS 2006/05/10
    Most of the victims lived in the densely populated northern state of Uttar Pradesh with 16 people reported dead since late April, followed by Orissa in the east where 11 fatalities have been recorded in the past three weeks.
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