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India’s heatwave longest ever, worse to come | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India's heatwave is the longest ever to hit the country, the government's top weather expert said Monday as he warned people will face increasingly oppressive temperatures.Parts of northern India have been gripped by a heatwave since mid-May, with temperatures soaring over 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit)."This has been the longest spell because it has been experienced for about 24 days in different parts of the country," the head of India's Meteorological Department (IMD), Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, said in an interview with the Indian Express daily.The mercury is expected to fall as the annual monsoon rains move north this month, but Mohapatra cautioned worse will follow."Heatwaves will be more frequent, durable and intense, if precautionary or preventive measures are...