Heat Action Plans in India


India recorded 280 heat wave days in 2022 between 11th March to 24th April as compared to 40 heat wave days in 2011. Just 5 states (Rajasthan, MP, HP, Gujarat and Haryana) accounted for 54% of heat wave days in the country. Rajasthan faced 39 HW days, MP 38 and Himachal Pradesh faced 37 heat wave days. HP, J&K, Uttarkhand too have been unusually hot this year.