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South Asia's heatwave is a sign of what's to come
13/05/2022 10:00 PM | Click to read full article
A punishing heat wave has pushed temperatures past 120F (50C) in some areas. Some schools have closed early for the summer. Dozens of people have died of heatstroke.
The region is already hard-hit by climate change. Extreme heat is common in May. But not in April and March; both were the hottest across India for more than a century.