Parts of India are seeing heatwave conditions. At least 11 people died and many more were treated in hospital in India’s Maharashtra state after suffering from dehydration and heatstroke on Sunday. Many people complained of dehydration and other heat-related ailments after attending the function. Navi Mumbai – a city that is adjacent to Mumbai – where the event was held, recorded a maximum temperature of 38C (100F) on Sunday. Health experts have advised people to stay out of the sun during the peak heat hours of 11am to 4pm, especially during April, which is considered to be one of the hottest months in India. India’s meteorological service says the high temperatures will continue in eastern and northern regions.

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