Heat wave across India

Jun 06, 2014, 17:04 PM IST
Boys enjoy a bath with buffaloes in the River Tawi on a hot summer day in Jammu.
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Boys enjoy a bath with buffaloes in the River Tawi on a hot summer day in Jammu.

A girl washes cattle in the Tawi River in Jammu.
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A girl washes cattle in the Tawi River in Jammu.

A monkey drinks from a water tap on a hot summer day in Jammu.
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A monkey drinks from a water tap on a hot summer day in Jammu.

Laborer rests under a truck at a roadside on a hot summer day in Hyderabad.
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Laborer rests under a truck at a roadside on a hot summer day in Hyderabad.

A laborer quenches his thirst from a roadside tube well at a wholesale market on a hot summer afternoon in New Delhi.
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A laborer quenches his thirst from a roadside tube well at a wholesale market on a hot summer afternoon in New Delhi.

A laborer catches up on his sleep as he waits for his next delivery assignment at a wholesale market on a hot summer afternoon in New Delhi.
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A laborer catches up on his sleep as he waits for his next delivery assignment at a wholesale market on a hot summer afternoon in New Delhi.

Children swim in a pond on a hot summer afternoon in New Delhi.
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Children swim in a pond on a hot summer afternoon in New Delhi.

Children swim in a pond on a hot summer afternoon in New Delhi.
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Children swim in a pond on a hot summer afternoon in New Delhi.

Municipal workers sleep on the grass under the shade of trees at a public park on a hot summer afternoon in New Delhi.
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Municipal workers sleep on the grass under the shade of trees at a public park on a hot summer afternoon in New Delhi.

A boy, selling lemon water in an earthen pot, sleeps on the grass at a public park on a hot summer afternoon in New Delhi.
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A boy, selling lemon water in an earthen pot, sleeps on the grass at a public park on a hot summer afternoon in New Delhi.

Children playing in a water near Vijay Chowk on a hot day in New Delhi.
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Children playing in a water near Vijay Chowk on a hot day in New Delhi.

People walking with their heads covered while others take rest under a tree to get protection from scorching heat on a hot day in New Delhi.
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People walking with their heads covered while others take rest under a tree to get protection from scorching heat on a hot day in New Delhi.

A Royal Bengal tiger standing under a water sprinkler to get respite from the heat as tempearature soars at Jaipur Zoo.
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A Royal Bengal tiger standing under a water sprinkler to get respite from the heat as tempearature soars at Jaipur Zoo.

Children play in water on a hot day near Rajpath in New Delhi.
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Children play in water on a hot day near Rajpath in New Delhi.

A commuter splashes water from a pipe onto his face to get respite from the heat at the railway station in Allahabad.
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A commuter splashes water from a pipe onto his face to get respite from the heat at the railway station in Allahabad.

A woman pilgrim on her way to the Vaishno Devi shrine drinks water as she rests under the shade of a tree outside a railway station in Jammu.
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A woman pilgrim on her way to the Vaishno Devi shrine drinks water as she rests under the shade of a tree outside a railway station in Jammu.

A pilgrim on his way to the Vaishno Devi shrine rests under the shade of a tree outside a railway station in Jammu.
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A pilgrim on his way to the Vaishno Devi shrine rests under the shade of a tree outside a railway station in Jammu.

Hindu pilgrims on their way to the Vaishno Devi shrine, rest under the shade of trees outside a railway station in Jammu.
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Hindu pilgrims on their way to the Vaishno Devi shrine, rest under the shade of trees outside a railway station in Jammu.

Commuters sit with their luggage on a train station platform on a hot summer day in Allahabad.
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Commuters sit with their luggage on a train station platform on a hot summer day in Allahabad.

A woman bathes in the river Ganges on a hot summer afternoon in Allahabad.
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A woman bathes in the river Ganges on a hot summer afternoon in Allahabad.

A man takes a shower at a railway station to cool himself down in Jammu.
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A man takes a shower at a railway station to cool himself down in Jammu.

Commuters have their faces covered with scarves to keep from the heat as they ride on a motorbike in Jammu.
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Commuters have their faces covered with scarves to keep from the heat as they ride on a motorbike in Jammu.