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Deadly northern India heat wave overwhelms hospitals

Emily Gordine
June 21, 2023

Scores of deaths in northern India are being attributed to a severe heat wave that has gripped the states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Temperatures have hit 46 degrees Celsius, with hospitals in some areas overwhelmed by heatstroke cases.