More Than 2K People Die In India Heat Wave; Water Supplies Tested
Al Jazeera: India heat wave tests water supply as deaths near 2,000
“Dizzying temperatures have caused water shortages in thousands of Indian villages and killed hundreds more people over the past day, driving the death toll from a weeks-long heat wave to at least 1,826, officials have said…” (5/30).
Wall Street Journal: India Heat Wave Death Toll Tops 2,000
“The death toll from the blistering heat wave in India exceeded 2,000 on Sunday as weather officials said the sweltering conditions would persist for another four or five days…” (Agarwal, 5/31).
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