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Heatwave in Bangladesh leads to school closures, power cuts

People take rest under a shed during a countrywide heat wave amid power cuts in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 6th June, 2023

Dhaka, BangladeshReuters A searing heatwave in Bangladesh spurred the closure of primary schools this week and triggered frequent power cuts, worsening conditions for residents unable to run fans to cool themselves as weather officials warned relief was not imminent. The maximum temperature soared to nearly 41 degrees Celsius from 32 degrees 10 days ago. The […]