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Cold Wave


7 cold wave days this January in Delhi, highest since 2008

February 01, 2021 12:03 am

The average mean minimum temperature this month was seven degrees Celsius, one degree less than what it was in January 2020.

Gujarat: Cold wave in Naliya till Sunday, says IMD

January 29, 2021 8:45 pm

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a forecast of cold wave conditions in Naliya till Sunday while other districts of the state will continue to witness Friday’s temperatures with a dry weather.

As north India braces for cold wave, widespread rain forecast for Tamil Nadu & Kerala this week

January 12, 2021 7:29 am

A cold wave is declared along the plains when the minimum temperatures fall by 5 to 6 degrees Celsius from the normal.

Cold wave to stay, Naliya shivers at 5.6 degrees C

January 06, 2021 11:42 pm

Minimum temperatures dropped two to five degrees below normal at other parts with Keshod recording 9.3 degrees, Kandla airport 9.5, Gandhinagar 10, Amreli 10.2, Porbandar 10.3, Bhuj 10.4, Deesa 10.5, Rajkot 10.8, Valsad 11, Surendranagar 11.5, Ahmedabad 11.6, and Kandla Port 12.

Cold wave conditions persist: Expert tips to take care of health this winter

January 02, 2021 10:51 pm

Minimum eight hours of sleep can help you manage your stress and even burn those calories. Schedule check-ups and follow-ups, said Dr Jinendra Jain, Consultant Physician, Wockhardt Hospital, Mira Road

Weather Forecast Today Update: Cold wave grips Delhi; dense fog envelops Punjab, Haryana

December 30, 2020 1:47 pm

Weather Forecast Today Update: Cold wave conditions prevailed in most parts of Punjab and Haryana on Wednesday as a thick layer of fog enveloped the two states this morning.

In India, over 75% districts hotspots of extreme weather events, finds study

December 11, 2020 9:13 am

The CEEW study found that in the last 50 years, the frequency of flood events increased almost eight times. Events associated with floods such as landslides, heavy rainfall, hailstorms, thunderstorms, and cloudbursts increased by over 20 times.

Explained: Delhi and other parts of north India are bracing for near cold wave conditions, here is why

November 29, 2020 10:02 am

Over the past two days, the minimum temperature has risen by close to four degrees, up to 10.4 degrees Celsius, but a forecast from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) shows it is expected to fall again.

Explained: Behind colder days, normal temperature at nights in region, cloud cover

November 25, 2020 8:32 pm

Meteorological officials have attributed the trend to the cloud cover in the region which was absent until a few days ago. It is the result of a western disturbance, which has brought about a spell of precipitation in the northwest Himalaya.

Labourer dies due to cold in Jalandhar

December 31, 2019 4:43 am

Both Haryana and Punjab remained under the grip of a severe cold wave with temperatures hovering well below normal limits on Monday.


Delhi continues to shiver as cold wave tightens grip across north India

December 29, 2019 11:06 am

The frigid air barrelling through north India plummeted temperatures to season's lowest in Delhi and neighbouring states on Saturday with many places recording a minimum of below two degrees Celsius, as dense fog reduced visibility and disrupted air, rail and road traffic.

Cold wave intensifies across North India, fog in Delhi delays trains

January 04, 2019 12:57 pm

At least 11 trains were delayed Friday as visibility dropped due to fog in Delhi with an average delay of two to three hours.


Dense fog prevails, trains run late in northern India

January 21, 2016 5:32 am

Haldwani/ Moradabad, Jan 21 (ANI): Cold wave conditions prevailed over most parts of the hilly regions in Northern India affecting the daily chores of the people. Local residents and school going children are finding it hard to cope with the bone chilling cold. Cold wave with dense fog affected normal life and made visibility poor. The locals said cold wave conditions intensified over the next few days. Meanwhile Moradabad saw dense fog conditions which saw trains running late.

Higher reaches in Shimla experience snowfall

January 20, 2016 7:11 am

Shimla, Jan 20 (ANI): The higher reaches in Shimla received fresh snowfall on Wednesday, intensifying the present cold wave in the state. The region had a clear day in morning but thick clouds overcast the sky and icy winds swept the region as the day advanced. The chilly wind has also increased misery of people of in the hill state.

North India shivers under cold wave

January 16, 2016 6:22 am

Haldwani/Bhopal, Jan 16 (ANI): Cold wave conditions prevailed over most parts of hilly regions in North India affecting normal lives of people. Local residents and workers in Haldwani were seen gathered around bonfires on Saturday to find respite from bone chilling cold waves.The picture was no different in Bhopal where cold wave with dense fog affected normal life in of the most parts.

Shimla shivers as temperature plummets

January 10, 2016 9:54 am

Shimla, Jan 10 (ANI): Cold wave conditions prevailed over most parts of hilly region affecting normal lives of people in Shimla. Local residents and workers in Shimla were seen gathered around bonfires on Sunday to find respite from bone chilling cold. Shimla recorded a minimum temperature of minus two degrees Celsius on Sunday. The picture was no different at Rajouri town in Jammu and Kashmir which recorded a minimum temperature of three degrees Celsius on Sunday. People were seen dressed in woolen garments to prevent the chilling bite of the cold.

Cold wave returns with snowfall and sporadic rains

January 09, 2016 8:18 am

Shimla, Jan 09 (ANI): The shrill cold wave induced by fresh snowfall and sporadic rain made a comeback to Himachal Pradesh after a brief respite on Saturday, causing the mercury to dip. People in hill town of Dharamsala stepped out covered in layers of woolens as a shield against the cold, after a night long sporadic rainfall. Men sat around bonfires to keep themselves warm.The rain showers caused the mercury to hover around 6 degrees Celsius. A heavily overcast sky kept the sun away and icy winds made it difficult for people to go about their daily routine. A resident, Ram Prakash, said the sudden fall in temperature took residents by surprise. Himachal Pradesh’s capital city Shimla too reeled under cold wave conditions after the city received mild snowfall and temperatures plummeted to sub-zero level. People struggled to step out of their houses and get to work. A resident, Krishna, said it was particularly cold in the mornings and evenings. Roads covered with sleet disrupted traffic movement in city as they became slippery. Every year as the cold wave tightens its grip, the homeless are the worst hit as they often either sleeps in open or under thin tarpaulin sheets.