More deaths due to widespread heat wave in India

The current heat wave in India is creating water shortages in thousands of villages. Almost 2,000 people have died as temperatures soared to 45C across broad areas of the nation, from Tamil Nadu to Himachal Pradesh. The southern states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have been severely affected.

Advice For Travellers

Authorities are warning the population not to venture outdoors during the heat of the day.