India: Life in a heatwave(s)

As we enter the month of May, heatwaves continue across the country, taking temperatures to all-time-highs. Heatwaves themselves aren't a new phenomenon, but due to climate change, they are now occurring more often, are more severe, and last longer. Here's how India—its people and animals—is dealing with record-high heat
Curated By: Harshita Sethia
Published: May 13, 2022
6 Delhi

Image by : Amarjeet Kumar Singh/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

  • India: Life in a heatwave(s)
  • 2 Ahemdabad
  • 3 Allahbad
  • 4 Chennai
  • 5 Mauharia
  • 6 Delhi
  • 7 Bhubaneswar
  • 8 Kolkata
  • 9 Delhi
  • 10 Badama
  • 11 Ahemdabad
  • 12 Mumbai
  • 13 kolkata

People and cattle take refuge under a bridge at the Yamuna River bed on a hot summer day in New Delhi, on May 10, 2022. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) warned of a fresh heatwave spell in the capital on Wednesday, with temperatures soaring to 44 degrees Celsius.