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  • Record Australian heat brings fire to scorched land

    Firefighters battled 25 blazes across the Australian state of Victoria as a record-breaking heatwave delivered the hottest start to March on record for the southern third of the country.

  • Heatwave kills 14 in Japan

    An intense heatwave kills at least 14 people over a three-day long weekend in Japan, media reports, and high temperatures hamper the recovery in flood-hit areas where more than 200 people died last week.

  • School-goers hit hard by heat

    With a heat wave sweeping the country for weeks, school-going children are falling sick due to the scorching summer sun.

  • Heatwave to continue for next few days

    The ongoing heat wave which is sweeping across the country shall continue for at least three or four more days, the Met office says.

  • Diarrhoea cases soar amid heat

    With a heat wave sweeping across the country, several hundred diarrhoea patients have been admitted to hospitals across the country.

  • Farm animals get air-con for heatwave in Italy

    Italy's farm animals are being given showers, fans and air conditioning in their stalls to try to keep them cool during the current heatwave there.

  • Pakistan heatwave deaths over 800

    The death toll from a heatwave in Pakistan's southern Sindh province passes 800, hospital officials say, as mortuaries reached capacity.

  • Pakistan heatwave leaves 120 dead

    More than 120 people have died during a heatwave in Pakistan's southern Sindh province.

  • Delhi wakes up to a cooler morning

    Delhi, surrounding areas wake up to a cooler morning as mercury dropped to around 30°C from weeks of unrelenting temperatures caused by a heat wave that killed over 2,200 people in India.

  • Indian heatwave toll rises to 1,700

    The massive heatwave sweeping India is starting to ease, with forecasts of rain in some affected states.

  • No let-up in massive India heatwave

    Heatwave conditions continue to sweep India where more than 1,100 people have died in the past week, officials say.

  • India heatwave toll 'nears 800'

    The death toll in the heatwave sweeping India has reached nearly 800 with temperatures nearing 50C (122F) in some areas.

  • Massive India heatwave 'kills 500'

    At least 500 people are reported to have died in a heatwave sweeping India, with temperatures reaching 48C (118F) in some areas.

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