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The heat in India killed 40 people

April 25 2009
14:25

In India, the states of Orissa and West Bengal from the sun and heat stroke killed 40 people. In many parts of the state of the thermometer is already the second week in a row show above 45 degrees Celsius.

Two-thirds of the victims of the hot weather accounted for Orissa. Main pole of the sizzling heat wave in India's West Bengal has become. Here, near the town of Purulia temperature rose to 49 degrees.

But in the north of the country's weather is also not pleased with the locals. In Rajasthan, where the lifeless desert of Thar, only hotter in the cities and Barmer Kota. Here, the air temperature during daytime hours is 40.4 degrees. In the Indian capital, the maximum daytime temperature reaches 38 degrees.

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