May 18, 2016

Deadly heat wave is shattering all-time records in Southeast Asia and India

Telangana
India
by
Tyler Essary and Andrew Freedman
,
Mashable
An Indian farmer poses in his dried up cotton field at Chandampet Mandal in Nalgonda east of Hyderabad on April 25, 2016, in the southern Indian state of Telangana. Photo: AFP
An Indian farmer poses in his dried up cotton field at Chandampet Mandal in Nalgonda east of Hyderabad on April 25, 2016, in the southern Indian state of Telangana. Photo: AFP

Southeast Asia and India are currently enduring a historic and brutal heat wave that has already been blamed for more than 150 deaths and shows few signs of relenting