India Today | 24/05/2022 12:34 PM | Click to read full article
In India and Pakistan, temperatures in March and April this year were higher than they have ever been recorded. More than 90 deaths have been directly attributed to the heatwave, but this number is likely to go up.
As global warming continues unabated, the interval between such killer heatwaves will reduce further. A heatwave could be expected as often as once every five years if Earth’s average surface temperature rises another four-fifths of a degree.