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India and Pakistan: Weather

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 4646, tabled on 18 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether she has had recent discussions with her (a) Indian and (b) Pakistani counterparts on the effects of the current heatwave in those countries.

Answered on

23 May 2022

India and Pakistan are facing significant environmental challenges, including heavy rainfall and flooding as well as heatwaves and droughts. Climate change is increasing the frequency and intensity of these shocks. The UK is playing a leading role in tackling climate change, including through our COP Presidency. Ministers and officials regularly raise climate in discussions with their Indian and Pakistani counterparts.

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