Higher temperatures are likely to come: the El Nino weather phenomenon -- which warms waters in the southern Pacific and beyond -- has only just begun.
Searing heat intensified by global warming has baked parts of Europe, Asia and North America this month, combining with wildfires that have scorched across Canada and parts of southern Europe.
A particularly intense heatwave in the week of July 18-24 caused more than 11,600 deaths alone, the study said.
As climate change pushes the temperature upwards across the Indian subcontinent, more such events will follow in the years to come. States must firm up response systems at the grassroots level.
The forest fire has damaged 98 hectares of forest area. So far, 647 forest fire incidents have been reported in the forest fire period that began on November 1, 2022.
The policies and programmes implemented by the government show that environmental protection is one of the central pillars of India’s governance framework.