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Cold Wave


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.

Haryana schools to remain closed on Thursday in view of severe cold

December 26, 2019 10:52 am

State Education Minister Kanwar Pal announced on Wednesday that December 26 will be a holiday in all government and private schools

Cold wave: All schools in Noida, Gr Noida, Ghaziabad shut for 2 days

December 19, 2019 2:35 pm

Separate orders to this effect were issued by the administrations of the two adjoining districts on Wednesday evening.

Nagpur shivers at 3.5 degrees, lowest for day in five decades

December 29, 2018 9:42 pm

Deputy Director General of Meteorology J R Prasad said that Nagpur had recorded a minimum temperature of 5 degrees Celsius on December 29, 2014, but today's low of 3.5 degrees is the lowest for this day in nearly five decades.

No relief from cold wave in Himachal Pradesh; rain or snow likely in mid, higher hills

January 28, 2018 10:12 pm

Bhuntar and Sundernagar quivered at the freezing point while Solan, Mandi and Una braved the cold at 2 deg C, 2.4 and 2.8, followed by Palampur 4, Shimla 4.1, Dharamsala 4.4 and Nahan 4.6.

No respite from intense cold conditions in Kashmir; Kargil town coldest

January 16, 2018 2:43 pm

Kargil town in the Ladakh region was the coldest place in the state as the minimum temperature last night settled at minus 19 degrees Celsius.

Cold wave continues unabated in Himachal Pradesh

January 14, 2018 8:31 pm

Water pipes froze and burst at many places, thick ground frost occurred in mid and higher hills while fog engulfed towns along the river banks in the morning hours, disrupting vehicular traffic.

Cold wave intensifies in Uttar Pradesh; Muzaffarnagar coldest at 4 degrees Celsius

December 25, 2017 3:28 pm

The Meteorological office said that the night temperatures fell in Varanasi, Allhabad, Kanpur, Lucknow and Meerut divisions. The day temperatures too dropped in Moradabad, Bareilly and the Gorakhpur divisions.

No cold wave in Rajasthan: MeT office

January 14, 2017 3:44 pm

Parts of the state have registered a rise in the night temperature due to Western Disturbance.

At least 65 dead as cold wave sweeps through east Asia

January 26, 2016 5:17 pm

Most parts of mainland China experienced their coldest weather in decades over the weekend.


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.