Heatwave strikes India

May 27, 2015
A man sleeps under the shade of a tree on a hot summer day at a public park in New Delhi, India, May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

A man sleeps under the shade of a tree on a hot summer day at a park in New Delhi, India, May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

 

A brutal heatwave has struck parts of India, killing upwards of 1,100 people, Reuters reports. The crisis has prompted the cancellation of some doctors’ planned leave, even as some forecasts expect the heat to die down by the end of the week.

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