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Indian cities urged to develop heat action plans as temperatures soar

Updated : June 14, 2019 03:51 PM IST

At least 36 people have died from a heatwave this year, with the nation's capital Delhi recording its highest-ever temperature of 48 degrees Celsius (118 Fahrenheit), and temperatures in Churu in Rajasthan state hitting 51C.
At least six homeless people probably died from the heat every day from May 1 to June 10 this year in Delhi, with several more deaths going unreported, according to HLRN.
Indian cities urged to develop heat action plans as temperatures soar

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