Bengaluru, May 27: Intense heatwave across India have claimed over 1,000 lives so far. the two southern states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have been the worst hit. Deaths have occurred in states like Odisha and West Bengal. Mercury rose alarmingly across North India, including in New Delhi.
Here is a look at how people are coping up with the heatwave across the nation:
Taking an unconventional bath
A man takes bath under a train water supplying pipe at a railway station in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
A woman and her child cover their faces to beat the heat on a hot day at the bank of river Ganga, in Mirzapur, UP.
Law-keepers under stress
Two policemen cover their faces to protect themselves from scorching heat on a hot day in Mirzapu, UP.
It's too hot in Jammu
Women take a dip in Ranbir Canal to beat the heat on a hot day in Jammu
Walk under the shade
Three men cover their heads to beat the heat on a hot day in Gurgaon, Haryana.
Protection from heat
Women walk under the umbrellas in the scorching heat of New Delhi
What a relief!
Boys take bath in a river to beat the heat in Agartala, Tripura.
Ganga, the saviour
People take a dip in the river Ganga to beat the heat on a hot day in Allahabad, UP.
Crowded water park
People enjoy in a water park to beat the heat in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
Jump into for some relief
Children jump into the Sirhind Canal in Bathinda, Punjab, on a hot day.
All covered up
Commuters protect themselves from scorching heat on a hot day in Bhopa, Madhya Pardesh.