Scientists say India’s heatwave offers disturbing glimpse into future | 7.30

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Record-breaking heatwaves in India and Pakistan have seen millions of people coping with daily temperatures above 45 degrees. Scientists say this should be a warning for the world that climate change is happening now. South Asia correspondent Avani Dias reports.

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