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Deadly heatwaves “100 times more likely” due to climate change

BBC, 19 May 2022
Record-breaking heatwaves in north-west India and Pakistan are 100 times more likely to occur because of climate change, according to a new study by the UK’s Met Office.

Temperatures once predicted to happen every 300 years could now occur on average three times every decade.

Pakistan and India have suffered extremely high temperatures recently, with deadly consequences.

Huw Edwards presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Yogita Limaye in India.

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