India Heatwave

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This Study Can Help Traffic Cops And Outdoor Workers Who Are Reeling Under The Heat Wave

Public health researchers, together with key experts, are collaborating with the Ahmedabad's traffic police department to strengthen the understanding of the health effects of extreme heat. The results of this first-of-its-kind analysis will strengthen interventions that help protect groups that are especially vulnerable to extreme heat, such as those who work outdoors.
Craig Boehman

Pictures: Kolkata's Brutal Heatwave

In a recent trip to Kolkata in May, I captured some images on the streets of Kolkata during a pretty mean heatwave. Temperatures reached up to 39 degrees Celsius coupled with the usual high humidity levels. I thought I'd share some of these images with you here while I'm out shooting in Mumbai during the monsoon.