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Heat Wave And Drought Hit India

Note: This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

Hundreds of people have died and millions don’t have enough water as India bakes under a heat wave. There’s also persistent drought that’s causing crop failures. The Indian government is setting up relief camps and trucking in water to some areas to help, but it’s been a challenge to keep up with demand.  Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti checks in with Rahul Tandon, BBC correspondent in India.


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