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Pakistan and India Face Sizzling April Heat Wave

HeadlineApr 25, 2022

In Pakistan, millions of people have faced blackouts of up to 14 hours a day during the holy month of Ramadan as a sizzling heat wave brought a surge of demand for electricity. This comes after India reported it experienced its hottest month of March in more than a century of record keeping. Extreme weather has taken a toll on India’s crop yields, with some states reporting a drop in wheat production by as much as 35% this year.

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