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How long will the heatwave last?

The IMD says the heatwave will persist for a few more days
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that heatwave to severe heatwave conditions are likely to continue over several part of Northwest India and some part of east.
The IMD issued an orange warning for all of Northwest India, Central India and Jharkhand for Friday and Saturday
An orange alert is issued for for local and disaster management authorities to be prepared for disasters and and yellow alert is keep watch or remain updated
An orange alert is issued for for local and disaster management authorities to be prepared for disasters and and yellow alert is keep watch or remain updated
Heatwaves are more frequent and more intense and starting earlier than in the past
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said that heatwaves and humid heat stress will be more intense and frequent in South Asia this century
Between 1992 and 2020, there were 25,692 deaths due to heatwaves. 6,973 deaths were reported between 2011 and 2015 and 1,743 deaths between 2016 and 2021