A total of 184 people have been killed in a deadly heatwave in the eastern Indian state of Bihar.
According to Aljazeera, curfew-like restrictions during the extreme heat of the day have been imposed by authorities in the state’s Gaya district in the last four days.
The district magistrate also banned all construction work and outdoor activities between 11am and 4pm while hundreds of people have been taken to hospitals and treated for heatstroke.
The heat stroke is usually caused by prolonged exposure to sun or from physical exertion in high temperatures.
Reports showed that severe heatwave conditions will continue on Tuesday across Bihar with some slight improvement expected on Wednesday.