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90 Indians among over 1000 Hajj pilgrims dead in Mecca as intense heat takes toll

Mecca: Over 1,000 pilgrims have died during this year's hajj as of Thursday due to extreme heat in  Saudi Arabia' pilgrim town Mecca, according to AFP.

Bangladesh: Secondary schools to remain closed due to heatwave

Dhaka/UNI: The Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education announced that the classes of all secondary schools in Bangladesh will remain closed on Thursday, due to the heatwave.

Hundreds evacuated in Western Canada village after fire adds to already grim heat wave situation

Vancouver/Canada/IBNS: Hundreds of people were evacuated from a Western Canada village as fire broke out in addition to the unprecedented heat wave in the region, which led to record-breaking temperature for days.

Extreme heat wave in West Canada to be more common in future with climate change: Scientists

Vancouver/IBNS: The unprecedented heat wave in Western Canada would become more common with climate change, scientists predict.

Dangerous, historic heatwave settles over Western Canada, says Environment Canada

Ottawa/IBNS: Prolonged, dangerous and historic heatwave has settled over much of Western Canada, says Environment Canada adding that this could last for days.

Australia: NSW advisory on heatwave conditions

Sydney, Jan 16 (IBNS): The government of New South Wales in Australia has advised people to take precautions during the extreme heatwave conditions forecast for the rest of the week.

Canada: Heat wave in Quebec kills 33 people

Quebec City/Montreal, July 6 (IBNS): The prevailing heat wave in central and eastern Canada led to the death of at least 33 people in Quebec, media reports said.

Extreme heat prevails in Canada, kills six people in Montreal

Montreal, Jul 4 (IBNS): At least six people have died due to intense heat wave sweeping large parts of Canada, media reports said.