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Heatwave takes a toll but no data on deaths

ByJayashree Nandi, , New Delhi
May 29, 2024 07:32 AM IST

The disaster management division of the home ministry usually keeps a record of deaths and losses related to extreme weather events.

In April, east and southeast peninsular India saw an intense spell of humid heat (between April 5 and 7), and Odisha and West Bengal, one between April 15 and 30, which expanded over days to Bihar, Jharkhand and south peninsular India.

A policeman drinks water on a hot summer day, in Lucknow, on May 22. (PTI)
A policeman drinks water on a hot summer day, in Lucknow, on May 22. (PTI)

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