An Asiatic elephant is given water showers at Delhi Zoo, in New Dehli, India, on Saturday, May 30. A blistering heat wave has killed more than 1,300 people in the country.
People sleep on roofs in New Delhi on May 29, to escape the heat trapped in their concrete homes on. A blistering heat wave has killed more than 1,300 people in the country.
Few people brave the streets near the India Gate in New Delhi on Thursday, May 28.
A worker in Amritsar, India, uses a rickshaw to transport ice from a factory on Wednesday, May 27.
Road markings appear distorted as asphalt starts to melt because of the high temperature in New Delhi on May 27.
A man swims in the River Yamuna in Allahabad, India, on May 27.
Men sleep in the shade under a bridge in New Delhi on May 27.
A roadside food vendor sets up his cart inside a concrete pipe in Gurgaon, on the outskirts of New Delhi, on May 27.
Fishermen attempt to catch fish in a shrunken pond in Phaphamau, India, on Tuesday, May 26.
People sit in the shade of a market in New Delhi on May 26.
A fountain in New Delhi spells relief from the heat on May 26. Two-thirds of India's 1.2 billion people don't have access to electricity, meaning no fans or air conditioning.
A plant pushes up through dry land in Gauribidanur, India, on May 26.
Water is precious as temperatures soar in New Delhi on May 26.
People in New Delhi rest in the shade on May 26.
A taxi driver rests in his parked car in Kolkata, India, on Monday, May 25.
A commuter uses a train's hose to cool down at the railway station in Allahabad on Sunday, May 24.
People in Kolkata flock to the murky waters of the Hooghly River for a cooling dip on Friday, May 15.