Southeast India Heat Wave Kills About 230 in Past 5 Weeks

May 23, 2015 1:18 PM

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Officials say about 230 people have died since mid-April in a heat wave sweeping two southeast Indian states.

The chief minister of Andhra Pradesh state, Chandrababu Naidu, says more than 100 people have died in the last week in his state. An official in neighboring Telangana state says around 130 deaths have been reported there since April 15.

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