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Heatwave In India Claims Over 4,000 In 3 years

Heatwave Deaths

Heatwave has claimed over 4,000 lives in the last four years, with 87 people succumbing to heatwave this year until March, the government said on Wednesday.

2013 - 1,433 people died due to heatwave and 1,393 died in undivided AP. 
2014 - 549 people died due to heatwave
2015 - 2,135 people died due to heatwave and 1,422 deaths in AP while 584 people died in Telangana.
2016 - 87 deaths due to heatwave till March and 56 deaths are from Telangana alone. One casualty each from Maharashtra, TN, Karnataka and Kerala.

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