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India Suffers World's 5th Deadliest Heat Wave

The severe heat wave gripping India is the second deadliest the country has experienced and the fifth deadliest in the world. The death toll across the county is topping 2,000, and there are rising calls for authorities to put in place more measures to cope with extreme temperatures. Scattered rain brought relief to a handful of places from scorching temperatures that have persisted for nearly two weeks across much of India. But across vast swathes of India, the heat showed no sign of...

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