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India's heat wave: More than 1,000 deaths reported in recent weeks
India's heat wave: More than 1,000 deaths reported in recent weeks

A relentless heat wave has claimed more than 1,000 lives in southern India in recent weeks, officials said Tuesday, warning that the scorching temperatures would continue for several more days. Temperatures as high as 118 degrees have been reported in the south and have reached 113 degrees even in the cooler northern capital, New Delhi, prompting meteorological officials to issue red alerts for dehydration and heat stroke in three states. In the southern coastal state of Andhra Pradesh, which saw some of the hottest conditions in the country, 852 people have died in recent weeks, the Press Trust of India reported. More than 200 have also died in neighboring Telangana state,...

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