June 1935 – 124 Degrees in India – Roofs Catching on Fire

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“HEAT WAVE Extremes in India
CALCUTTA, Thursday. An unprecedented heat wave in southern India has taken a heavy toll. Thatch roofs ignited under the heat. At Khammamett in Hyderabad, a record temperature of 124 degrees was registered. A temperature of 116 was common over a wide area. Animals and birds are dying in thousands. In Assam, on the contrary there has been heavy rain, and at Cheerapunji, the wettest place in the world, 23 inches of rain fell in one day”

08 Jun 1935 – HEAT WAVE – Trove

via Real Climate Science


May 30, 2022