Heat Wave in India

Current news reports present fears of deaths in the heat wave that currently bakes the sub continent.  Dark pink/maroon on above image (Earth website) indicates maximal temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius.

India’s hottest months are usually May and June.  Weather reports indicate that some areas have the highest April temperature since 2006.

India experiences a wide range of weather and climate across her vast and varied landscape but is mainly subjected to a tropical regime.  The seasons follow the pattern of winter in January and February, summer in March to May, monsoon rains in June to September and a post monsoon period from October to December.

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