IMD says no relief anytime soon as India reels under intense heatwave; temperature surpasses 50°C in Rajasthan's Churu again
India suffers the brunt of a lengthy heatwave every year before the monsoon arrives. There have been over 6,000 heat-related deaths in the country since 2010.
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Churu in Rajasthan, which leads to the Thar desert, has recorded the highest temperatures of 48.9 Celsius today.
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The northern part of India continues to remain under the grip of an intense heat wave, with Jammu recording the highest temperature of the season at over 40° Celsius, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).
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Hundreds of people crowd in a giant pool, creating what looks like a massive bowl of breakfast serial 'Fruit Loops', for a respite from soaring temperatures as Chinese meteorologists renewed a yellow alert on Saturday with a heat wave persisting in most parts of the country.
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Students without AC in a heat wave showed higher reaction times and a reduced memory capacity.
Last week, 227 US records were broken for highest temperature for particular days.
If temperatures continue to rise at the current rate, large parts of the Indian subcontinent will be become unfriendly to human life, at least during some parts of the year
IMD reported that most of north India can expect an intense heat wave this summer, with average mean temperatures remaining more than a degree above normal.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday issued a warning about a "heat wave" during the next 48 hours for Mumbai and surrounding districts