Poor bear brunt as India heatwave death toll tops 1,000

More than 1,100 people have died in a major heatwave sweeping India, authorities said, as forecasters warned searing temperatures would continue.

Southern India has borne the brunt of the hot, dry conditions and many of the victims are construction workers, elderly or homeless people unable to heed official advice to stay indoors.

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Orin Zebest

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