There's no relief in sight from India's heatwave. The country has seen record temperatures and is experiencing one of the worst droughts in recent memory. Some 330 million people are severely affected by water shortages.
Climate research shows that the death toll from European weather disasters may increase 50-fold by 2100 if no action is taken to curb carbon emissions. Heat waves will account for 99 percent of weather-related deaths.
Killer heat due to global warming means much of the planet faces rising fatalities, a study shows. By 2100, almost half of people on the planet will be at risk of heat-related illness or death - even if emissions fall.
Fiery protests by farmers in two key Indian states ruled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party have tossed a simmering agrarian crisis into the spotlight. Murali Krishnan reports.
Sweltering temperatures and a severe water crisis have claimed more than 300 lives in India. Officials have banned daytime cooking in some parts of the country to prevent accidental fires that have killed 80 more people.
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