在印度,4-6月的夏季均溫都會超過40度,本來就已經夠熱,沒想到今年氣候濕氣籠罩又遲遲未降雨,導致熱浪威力加倍。昨天多家外媒更是瘋狂流傳一張相片,印度南部當地斑馬線被熱「融化」,讓人看得怵目驚心!

Photo Source: Hospitals overwhelmed as India heatwave kills nearly 1,400 people –the telegraph

 

 

Photo Source: A heatwave that’s too hot for India to handle, with more to come –the conversation

根據報導,這次熱浪的發生主因,是因為孟加拉灣的雲雨氣旋飄向西北方,導致南印度與西孟加拉熱浪發威,比往年正常值更高出攝氏5-6度

 

Photo Source: India heat wave leaves more than 500 people dead –mashable twitter

南印度熱浪災情最嚴重,當地氣溫高達48度,印度首都德里本週也達到45.5度高溫,其中,災情最嚴重者當屬安得拉邦,死亡人數就高達551人。

 

 

Photo Source: India's killer heatwave is now so hot it causes the roads to MELT: Death toll soars above 1,100 and people are told to stay indoors as crisis continues -DailyMail

這起熱浪已經在全印度造成1300多人死亡,多數為建築工人、老人與遊民。

 

Photo Source: India's killer heatwave is now so hot it causes the roads to MELT: Death toll soars above 1,100 and people are told to stay indoors as crisis continues -DailyMail

這波熱浪來襲,有氣象專家警告「可能還會更熱」,不過,印度當地氣象局則認為,風向已經開始出現舒緩高溫的趨勢,待6月雨季來臨時,這波高溫熱浪情況會得到緩解。

 


Source: India's killer heatwave is now so hot it causes the roads to MELT: Death toll soars above 1,100 and people are told to stay indoors as crisis continues -DailyMailHospitals overwhelmed as India heatwave kills nearly 1,400 people –the telegraph