Officials in southeastern India say heat wave has caused about 230 deaths since mid-April

May 23, 2015 1:18 PM

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Officials in southeastern India say heat wave has caused about 230 deaths since mid-April

An Indian man covers his head with a scarf to protect himself from the sun while selling plastic containers on a hot summer day in Hyderabad, in the southern Indian state of Telangana, Saturday, May 23, 2015. About 230 people have died since mid-April in a heat wave sweeping Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states, officials said Saturday. Day temperatures in Telangana's Khammam district soared to more than 48 degrees Celsius (118 Fahrenheit) on Saturday. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.) (The Associated Press)

An Indian man uses a hose to bathe his goat to provide relief from the heat in Hyderabad, in the southern Indian state of Telangana, Saturday, May 23, 2015. About 230 people have died since mid-April in a heat wave sweeping Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states, officials said Saturday. Day temperatur...

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