Indian officials are blaming an intense heat wave and drought for at least 36 deaths. In some regions south of Mumbai, whole villages have been evacuated, with an estimated 90% of residents fleeing their homes in recent weeks due to searing drought and crop failures. On Monday, India’s capital Delhi recorded an all-time high temperature of 48 degrees Celsius—nearly 120 degrees Fahrenheit.
Whole Villages Evacuated Amid Record Heat and Drought in India
HeadlineJun 14, 2019