Areas Affected by Heatwaves to Increase 50‑80% by 2050 Due to Greenhouse Emissions
6167 people in India have died of heatwaves between 2000 and 2018, with one-third of these deaths occurring in 2015.
Aditi Murti is a culture writer at The Swaddle. Previously, she worked as a freelance journalist focused on gender and cities. Find her on social media @aditimurti.