[Source: BBC News]
Climate change makes record-breaking heatwaves in northwest India and Pakistan 100 times more likely, a Met Office study finds.
The region should now expect a heatwave that exceeds the record temperatures seen in 2010 once every three years.
Without climate change, such extreme temperatures would occur only once every 312 years, the Met Office says.
The report comes as forecasters say temperatures in northwest India could reach new highs in the coming days.
The extreme pre-monsoon heatwave the region has suffered in recent weeks eased a little after peak temperatures reached 51C in Pakistan on Saturday.