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Climate lockdown: Delhi records 49 degrees

April was the hottest month for the city in 122 years


49 degrees - that's how high the temperature in Delhi is. 


Several heatwaves have caused the residents skin allergies and extreme dehydration. Businesses are also reporting financial stress due to fewer and fewer customers leaving their houses. 


Usually, July is the hottest month in the country, and residents are anxious if temperatures keep souring.


What can the government do to provide some relief?


Climate change is a reality - and it's increasingly showing adverse effects on people and the environment. And so, it is imperative to ask what actions policymakers plan on taking, not just for this generation but for many generations to come. 


Journalist Faisal Malik speaks with Delhites for a ground report.

 

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About the author

Faisal Malik is a journalist, photographer and documentary filmmaker based in India. Find him here


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