Blogs Written by Prof. Ajit Tyagi

Need for Heat Action Plans in India

Takeaways Author: Nimish Jha, Usha P Raghupathi, Prof. Ajit Tyagi

Sizzling heat has lately affected people's life considerably in India, exposing them to severe temperatures and public health risks. This continuous heat wave so far has killed more than 2,300 people through June 2015 this year. Heat waves in India are an annual recurring phenomenon with extreme events striking in 1998, 2002, 2003 2010 and most recently in June this year (2015).