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Heat wave continues unabated across India

May 29, 2015, 20:25 PM IST
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Men covers their face with a scarf to protect themselves from the heat on a hot summer day in Ahmadabad.

Men covers their face with a scarf to protect themselves from the heat on a hot summer day in Ahmadabad.

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A man takes a nap inside a car on a hot summer day in Ahmadabad.

A man takes a nap inside a car on a hot summer day in Ahmadabad.

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A man rests inside a concrete pipe on a hot summer day in Hyderabad. Hundreds of people have died in southern India since the middle of April as soaring summer temperatures scorch the country.

A man rests inside a concrete pipe on a hot summer day in Hyderabad. Hundreds of people have died in southern India since the middle of April as soaring summer temperatures scorch the country.

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A motorist covers his face with a scarf to protect himself from the heat on a hot summer day in Hyderabad.

A motorist covers his face with a scarf to protect himself from the heat on a hot summer day in Hyderabad.

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A MAN SWIMS IN THE RIVER YAMUNA ON A HOT SUMMER DAY IN ALLAHABAD, INDIA.

A MAN SWIMS IN THE RIVER YAMUNA ON A HOT SUMMER DAY IN ALLAHABAD, INDIA.

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A woman and two girls cover themselves for protection from heat on a hot day.

A woman and two girls cover themselves for protection from heat on a hot day.

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A man pours water on his face during a hot summer day in Hyderabad, India.

A man pours water on his face during a hot summer day in Hyderabad, India.

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People cover their faces to beat the heat on a hot day in Gurgao..

People cover their faces to beat the heat on a hot day in Gurgao..

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Policemen cover their faces to protect themselves from scorching heat on a hot day in Mirzapur.

Policemen cover their faces to protect themselves from scorching heat on a hot day in Mirzapur.

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Ladies take a dip in Ranbir Canal to beat the heat on a hot day in Jammu.

Ladies take a dip in Ranbir Canal to beat the heat on a hot day in Jammu.

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People enjoying in a water park to beat the heat on a hot day in Bhopal.

People enjoying in a water park to beat the heat on a hot day in Bhopal.

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A man takes bath under a train water supplying pipe at a railway station in Allahabad.

A man takes bath under a train water supplying pipe at a railway station in Allahabad.

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Children jump into the Sirhind Canal in Bathinda to beat the heat.

Children jump into the Sirhind Canal in Bathinda to beat the heat.

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A boy enjoying the splash of water on his face on a hot day.

A boy enjoying the splash of water on his face on a hot day.

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Tourists trying to protect themselves from scorching heat in New Delhi.

Tourists trying to protect themselves from scorching heat in New Delhi.