Rekordhitze lässt Asphalt schmelzen

Welt / 28.05.2015 • 22:36 Uhr / 1 Minuten Lesezeit
epaselect epa04769715 Road markings appear distorted as the asphalt starts to melt due to the high temperature in New Delhi, India, 27 May 2015. More than 1,150 people are reported dead from a heat wave sweeping across south India and Andhra Pradesh state was the worst hit, where 884 people had died of heatstroke since 18 May. Weather officials said northwesterly dry and hot winds from the desert state of Rajasthan were responsible. EPA/HARISH TYAGI
epaselect epa04769715 Road markings appear distorted as the asphalt starts to melt due to the high temperature in New Delhi, India, 27 May 2015. More than 1,150 people are reported dead from a heat wave sweeping across south India and Andhra Pradesh state was the worst hit, where 884 people had died of heatstroke since 18 May. Weather officials said northwesterly dry and hot winds from the desert state of Rajasthan were responsible. EPA/HARISH TYAGI

Die Hitzewelle macht den Menschen in Indien weiter zu schaffen: Bislang sind über 1500 Menschen gestorben, zahlreiche Hitzeopfer wurden in Spitäler gebracht. Die Rekordtemperaturen sorgten für Stromausfälle und lassen sogar den Asphalt schmelzen. Foto: EPA