Here's why Indians are at high risk from extreme heat

A fruit seller waits for customers during an intense heatwave in Noida, India

More than a billion people in India and neighbouring Pakistan are at risk from extreme heat. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Annie Banerji

Annie Banerji
South Asia Corrospondent, Thomson Reuters Foundation
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A woman labourer and her two children sit under a tree during an intense heatwave in India
This year India recorded its hottest March in 122 years. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Annie Banerji

A customer chats with an ice vendor during an intense heatwave in India
Concrete-heavy landscapes can push up temperatures. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Annie Banerji


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