In the city of Navi Mumbai, in the state of Maharashtra, India, the temperature rises up to 38 degrees Celsius, leading to loss of life.
Hundreds of people attended an outdoor event in the city of Navi Mumbai that started around 11.30 local time and lasted until 13.00.
At the event, in which the Minister of Interior Amit Shah was also present and presented an award to the local authorities for their services, the participants fainted from thirst and the hot weather.
In the statement made by the authorities, it was stated that at least 13 people died after health problems caused by the extreme heat.
Financial support will be provided by the government to the families of the participants who lost their lives due to sitting under the sun for hours despite the hot weather.