Jun 3, 2019

Deadly India Heat Wave Temperature Reaches 123 Degrees in Second-Driest Pre-Monsoon Spell in 65 Years

Churu, Rajasthan1
India
by
Brian Donegan
,
The Weather Channel
Image: The Weather Channel
Image: The Weather Channel

At a Glance

Northern India is in the midst of a severe heat wave.

The temperature soared to 123 degrees in Churu, India, on Saturday.

Several people have died from heat-related illnesses.

India recorded its second-driest pre-monsoon spell since 1954.