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India Heat Wave Leaves 500 Dead

A heat wave in India has left more than 500 people dead, and forecasters expect the punishing conditions to persist in the coming days. Most of the deaths have come in the southern states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana where the India Meteorological Department predicts high temperatures will exceed 40 degrees Celsius through at least the end of the month.  The heat wave has produced some daily temperatures as high as 48 degrees Celsius in the past week, when there has been a...

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