Heat Wave In India Claims Over 1100 Lives; Record Rainfall Inundates Texas

| May 27 , 2015 , 14:20 IST
Heat wave hits India as mercury shoots up to 47 degrees in most parts of the country. Claiming over more than 1100 lives so far, it is likely to get worse in coming days as meteorological department predicts. , people try to beat the heat Awaiting the monsoon in the first week of June, people try to beat the heat temporarily. [caption id="attachment_43271" align="alignnone" width="700"] Arun Jaitley is trying to cool himself as mercury hits 42 degrees in Ahmedabad (Photo: PTI)[/caption]
  [caption id="attachment_43268" align="aligncenter" width="700"]2015_5$img24_may_2015_pti5_24_2015_000110b Overhead clothes have become the savior in blazing summers of New Delhi (Photo: PTI)[/caption]
  [caption id="attachment_43276" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Man takes bath in Agra Draped in pouring water, this man finds some relieve from heat in Agra (Photo: IANS)[/caption]
  [caption id="attachment_43274" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Childern Mathura Heat is just a reason for these kids to have some 'chuski' (Photo: IANS)[/caption]
  [caption id="attachment_43273" align="aligncenter" width="700"]birds Birds in Delhi cuddle in the puddle as temperature shoots as high as 42 degrees (Photo: IANS)[/caption]
  [caption id="attachment_43270" align="aligncenter" width="700"]A man takes bath under a train water supplying pipe at a railway station in Allahabad Man struggling with heat wave showers on rail tracks (Photo: PTI)[/caption]
  [caption id="attachment_43269" align="aligncenter" width="700"]2015_5$img25_may_2015_pti5_25_2015_000166b Foreigners visit Jantar Mantar under the shade of umbrella as Delhi's temperature peaks (Photo: PTI)[/caption]
  [caption id="attachment_43241" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Heat stroke Overhead sun and heat wave are forcing people to crave for water (Photo: AP)[/caption]
  [caption id="attachment_43233" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Heat wave Commuters cover themselves to reduce skin damage caused by extreme heat (Photo: PTI)[/caption]
Texas: Record Rainfall And Storm Claim 16 Lives
Storm and record rainfall floods Texas claiming devastation of more than 4,000 properties. As the water recedes, dead bodies surface. So far, 16 have been dead and  13 are still missing. People of Texas are struggling with their lives in the midst of this disaster. [caption id="attachment_43286" align="aligncenter" width="700"]6e849ee37a3ce3da8c55e7cc4661a3b9(1) A flooded shopping complex in Texas (Photo: AP)[/caption]
  [caption id="attachment_43291" align="aligncenter" width="700"]residents move a motorcycle on a flooded street Man struggles after record rain and storm hit Texas (Photo: AP)[/caption]
  [caption id="attachment_43297" align="aligncenter" width="700"]12 The flood and storm in Texas left more than 4000 properties damaged (Photo: AP)[/caption]
  [caption id="attachment_43300" align="aligncenter" width="700"]IMG-20150527-WA0010 Water recedes in Texas, roads are yet to be cleared though (Photo: AP)[/caption]
  [caption id="attachment_43287" align="aligncenter" width="700"]IMG-20150527-WA0002 People watching a truck struggling through flood water (Photo: AP)[/caption]
  [caption id="attachment_43288" align="aligncenter" width="700"]IMG-20150527-WA0003 The city of Texas drowned in water, people struggling with life (Photo: AP)[/caption]
  [caption id="attachment_43289" align="aligncenter" width="700"]IMG-20150527-WA0004 Record rainfall takes over roads over Texas (Photo: AP)[/caption]
  [caption id="attachment_43290" align="aligncenter" width="700"]IMG-20150527-WA0005 As water recedes slowly, roads of Texas opened for commmuting (Photo: AP)[/caption]