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India : Heat Wave : 2015/05

GLIDE:  HT-2015-000059-IND

Duration 2015/05
Country or District India
Name Heat Wave
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
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