Study finds 90% of India, entire Delhi in ‘danger’ zone of heatwave impacts

  • A paper authored by M Rajeevan, former secretary of Ministry of Earth Sciences, along with scientists Kamaljit Ray, S S Ray, R K Giri and A P Dimri found that heatwaves have claimed more than 17,000 lives in India in the last 50 years.
  • The study found that 90% of India and the entire city of Delhi are in the ‘danger’ zone of heatwave impacts.


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