On Wednesday, the scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) said that if the climate keeps changing at its current rate, then it could affect the South Asian countries, according to the Deutsche Welle (DW).

India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh are the worst regions

The Guardian reported that around 1.7 billion people live in the southern part of Asia, and if the emission of carbon would not be reduced then extreme heat waves could affect the Indian subcontinent. Mostly, farmers who work near the Indus valley and the Ganges could be affected by the deadly heat waves.

The countries most affected by climate change include India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan.

According to the climate researchers, a human body can sustain only up to 95 degrees Fahrenheit (wet bulb temperature), but any further increase in the WBT could cause health problems and even death, Deutsche Welle reported.

What do experts say?

According to the Science Advances (a scientific journal), the current population of India is 1.3 billion, and around two percent of its population is affected by extreme heat waves. Due to the lack of medical facilities in the rural part of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, people would suffer the diseases in the rising temperature.

Professor at MIT Elfatih Eltahir said that "Climate Change is not an abstract concept, it is impacting huge numbers of vulnerable people." He also added that India needs to control the vulnerable population.

The scientists also noticed that eastern China is also getting extreme heat waves, according to the Deutsche Welle.

3,500 people were killed in India and Pakistan due to the extreme heat waves in 2015. India recorded 123.8 degrees Fahrenheit in Rajasthan, in 2016, which was the hottest temperature. According to the scientists, the climate change would lead to the suicides of sixty thousand farmers in India, according to The Guardian.

The northern part of India is mostly under the heatwaves, and cities such as Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh and Patna in Bihar are affected, in which 2 million people live.

The research also said that the Gulf countries could also face the heat waves if the climate change would not be checked. Some of the Gulf cities such Dubai, Abu Dhabi etc. are most prone to deadly heat waves. A climate scientist of Switzerland, Prof Christoph Schär said, “this is a solid piece of work, which will likely shape our perception of future climate change."