Nearly 100 dead as Indian states swelter in heat

At least 98 people have died in the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar in the last three days due to extreme heat, according to officials, Anadolu Agency reports.
As parts of India have been witnessing severe heatwaves in the last few days with temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) at many places, 54 people died in northern Uttar Pradesh and 44 people in eastern Bihar.