India - Record-breaking heat wave

Authorities have issued a severe heat wave alert for the next two days in the western states of Gujarat, Rajasthan and parts of the central state of Madhya Pradesh.

Advice For Travellers

India declares a heatwave when the maximum temperature hits 45C, or five degrees higher than an area’s average in previous years.

Authorities have warned people to avoid going out in the midday sun and to drink lots of fluids.

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