10 Die in India From Extreme Heat

Posted by on Wednesday, June 7, 2017
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Sweltering heat in India has now killed 10 people in 24 hours.

Hospitals in the area have been flooded with patients suffering from heat stroke.

Heatstroke is a condition caused by your body overheating, usually as a result of prolonged exposure to or physical exertion in high temperatures. This most serious form of heat injury, heatstroke can occur if your body temperature rises to 40°C or higher.

The deaths were in Uttar Pradesh, India.

A heat wave has engulfed parts of India and Pakistan this week.

Additionally more than 120 people are suffering from food poison after eating tainted food spoiled by the heat.
Some locations in northern India have seen temperatures top 45° this week.

In Sibi, Pakistan, highs have been around 50°C almost every day since late May.

The Team

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