Soaring Mercury, acute water shortage, power crisis: An annual phenomenon during summer - The New Indian Express

Soaring Mercury, acute water shortage, power crisis: An annual phenomenon during summer

  • A boy drinks water dripping from a government tanker supplying water to residents of a colony in New Delhi. |AP
  • Stray dogs sleep in the premises of a railway station to escape the heat in Allahabad. |AP
  • People fill water, supplied by a government tanker, into barrels. |AP
  • A boy bathes in a canal on a hot summer day in Jammu. |AP
  • A boy fills a plastic container with water dripping from a government tanker in New Delhi. |AP
  • A boy rolls a barrel filled with water from a government tanker in New Delhi. |AP
  • Laborers without safety equipment climb atop a pole to work on high tension power cables in New Delhi. |AP
  • A man sits on a leaking water pipe holding a pipe to fetch drinking water from it at Shiyal village near Bagodara, Gujarat. |AP
  • People fill water, supplied by a government tanker, into barrels. |AP
  • People collect water from a bore well tank at Juval village, about 40 kilometers from Ahmedabad. |AP