India : Heat Wave : 2015/05
|Country or District||India|
|Outline||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.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
The continuing heatwave in India increased the nationwide death toll to over 2,248.
India reels under heatwave as death toll tops 2,000
India heatwave deaths top 1,700
More than 1,400 dead
Deaths from major heatwave sweeping India top 1,100
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.