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
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Two men sleep on a roadside bed with a table fan amid a heatwave in Kolkata, India, on April 25, 2022. Maximum and minimum temperatures in Kolkata were 38 degree Celsius and 28 degree Celsius, respectively, according to the Indian Meteorological Department.