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  • A 10-year-old boy living on the streets of New Delhi lies down on cascading water of a fountain in the gardens of the India Gate monument on May 20, 2016. The Indian Meteorological Department issued warnings of "severe heat wave" conditions across large parts of India's north and west, including the capital Delhi, where temperatures hit 47 degrees Celsius.
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  • Elephants cool themselves in a pond to beat the heat during the hot summer day at Elephant Village in Jaipur, May 10, 2016. Heat wave conditions prevailed in Rajasthan as day temperatures hovered between 41 and 47 degrees Celsius.
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  • A commuter cools off at Allahabad railway junction on May 14, 2016. Much of India is reeling from a heat wave and severe drought conditions.
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  • A woman with her cattle walks on the dry bed of parched mud that is the dried-up River Varuna at Phoolpur. Much of India is reeling from a heat wave and severe drought conditions that have decimated crops, killed livestock and left at least 330 million Indians without enough water for their daily needs.
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  • A man uses a cloth to protect himself from the sun and heat in Jammu, India, May 20, 2016. The prolonged heat wave this year has already killed hundreds and destroyed crops in more than 13 states.
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  • Indians rest in unused water pipes to avoid the heat on a hot summer day in New Delhi, India, May 19, 2016. According to news reports, an orange alert was announced in Delhi and non-capital regions as temperatures in the Indian capital reached to the 47 degrees Celsius.
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  • Children cool off in a shallow pool on a hot afternoon in New Delhi on May 20, 2016. The Indian Meteorological Department issued warnings of 'severe heat wave' conditions across large parts of India's north and west, including the capital Delhi.
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  • An Indian Muslim boy serves lemon water to passersby in an alleyway on a hot afternoon in New Delhi, India, May 13, 2016. Much of India is reeling under a heat wave and severe drought conditions that have decimated crops, killed livestock and left many Indians without enough water for their daily needs. Rivers, lakes and dams have dried up in parts of the western states of Maharashtra and Gujarat.
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  • Children of farmers drinking water during a hot day in Allahabad, India.
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  • Women pulling a rope attached to a bucket as they draw drinking water from a well at Bhakrecha Pada in Thane district in Maharashtra state, India. Much of India is reeling under a weeks-long heat wave and severe drought conditions that have decimated crops, killed livestock and left at least 330 million Indians without enough water for their daily needs.
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  • Children jump into a water canal to cool themselves on a hot summer day in Jammu, India, on May 15, 2016. Much of India has been suffering from an intense heat wave for weeks.
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  • People collect water for non-drinking use from a construction site at a slum area in Mumbai.
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  • Girls protect themselves from the hot weather in New Delhi, May 2, 2016.
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  • Vehicles driving along a road are seen through heat haze in Chandigarh, India, April 20, 2016.
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