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India grapples with record temperatures

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>> Unbearable temperatures scorching India in a heat wave that's already claimed at least 150 lives. The mercury smashing through records this week. Thermometers soaring as high as 124 degrees Fahrenheit or 51 degrees Celsius in the hottest day recorded in the country's history. But some much needed relief may be on the way.
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Rain is in the forecast. And there's hope dust storms will come to the rescue to block out some of the heat. May and June are typically India's hottest months, but this year has been particularly brutal with 100 degree days coming as early as last month.