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Heatwave in India: 90% of India, entire Delhi in 'danger' zone of heatwave impacts, finds study

About 90 per cent of India is in the "extremely cautious" or "danger" zone from heatwave impact and almost all of Delhi is particularly vulnerable to severe heatwave impacts, says a new study.

The study, conducted by Ramit Debnath and colleagues at the University of Cambridge, suggested that heatwaves have impeded India's progress towards achieving the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) more significantly than previously thought. Furthermore, it added that the current assessment metrics may not fully capture the impacts of heatwaves linked to climate change on the country.

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