Nearly 200 people have died of sunstroke and dehydration in India as high temperatures sweep many parts of the country, government officials said on Sunday. Orissa was worst affected, with officials there confirming at least 75 deaths in the last six weeks. Unofficial reports put the toll at more than 300.
Andhra Pradesh was also reeling under a heatwave. Local government officials said more than 50 people had died in the state in the past month.