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World News April 26, 2024

Heatstroke kills 30 in Thailand this year as Southeast Asia bakes

Millions in South and Southeast Asia are enduring intense heat, with Thailand reporting 30 heatstroke deaths this year. The scorching weather has prompted school closures in the Philippines and health warnings in Nepal. Indian elections are affected, with a minister fainting due to heat during campaigning. Heat index warnings are issued across the region, with Bangkok’s hitting an “extremely dangerous” level. Authorities urge precautions, especially for vulnerable groups. Nepal braces for soaring temperatures and wildfires. Climate change exacerbates heatwaves, as seen in record temperatures in Thailand and Myanmar.

Source – CGTN

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