‘It’s a hellfire!’: how are India and Pakistan coping with extreme heat? | Science


India and Pakistan have skilled their hottest April in 122 years. Temperatures are nearing 50C. Such excessive warmth dries up water reservoirs, melts glaciers and damages crops. It’s additionally lethal.

Ian Pattern hears from Pakistan reporter Shah Meer Baloch concerning the scenario on the bottom, and speaks to Indian warmth well being professional Abhiyant Tiwari about what such temperatures do to the physique and the way south Asia is adapting to ever extra frequent – and ever extra excessive – heatwaves.

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