winter News

Pune: No notable strong cold wave spell, but why winter has been unusually cold this year

While IMD terms the period of November and February as winter months, this year the cold season is here to stay for some more days in March. At least two western disturbances are likely to affect the atmospheric conditions over northern parts of the country.

Trains delayed today: Fog disrupts 21 train arrivals; over 10 cancelled

Apart from delays, over 10 trains stand cancelled which includes Gomti Express, travelling from Lucknow to Delhi, stated the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation in its press release issued on Decmber 24.


Here's how to protect your child from hand, foot and mouth disease this winter

The infection is widely spread at places like daycare centres, where diapers are frequently changed and kids being given potty training. This happens mostly because children have the habit of putting their hands in their mouth. Though the virus clears itself within a few days, it can stay behind in the body for many more weeks without showing any more symptoms and further affecting health.

J-K: Srinagar records minus 7.6 degrees, coldest December in three decades

Kashmir is currently under the grip of 'Chillai-Kalan' – the 40-day harshest period of winter when the chances of snowfall are most frequent and maximum and the temperature drops considerably.

Maharashtra: IMD warns of cold wave spell

Since the beginning of the month, Madhya Maharashtra and some areas in north Maharashtra — such as Nashik, Jalgaon, Ahmednagar and Pune — have experienced severe cold conditions.

Preventing diaper rash to massages, here are expert winter care tips for your baby

The winter season is tough for newborn babies as well as mothers. As the temperature dips, germs in the air make infants easily succumb to diseases. Keeping their entire well-being in mind, mothers must give holistic care to their babies in terms of providing them with proper nutrition, hydration, skin-care and beyond.


J&K: Srinagar records season's coldest night at minus 4.2 degree Celsius

Srinagar – the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir - recorded a low of minus 4.2 degrees Celsius. The officials said Kokernag, Qazigund, Kupwara, Gulmarg, Leh and Drass also experienced the season's coldest night Friday.

IMD: Warmer winter in store as El Nino brews over Pacific

El Nino is a climatic phenomenon that occurs due to an abnormal warming of Pacific Ocean and is known to impact global weather patterns.

Is it your baby's first winter? Here are tips to keep him warm and heallthy

Here are some tips for parents to make sure their newborn doesn't face any discomfort and remains healthy during winter.

Healthy dinner options to try out this winter

From Soba noodles soup to wild herbs roasted chicken and green quinoa salad, this winter try out some food recipes that are not only delicious but healthy too.

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How to take care of your skin in winter

Fight winter woes by using beauty oil, cream cleanser and not relying on toner when the temperature drops. Celebrity dermatologist Kiran Lohia shares a few tips. (Text: IANS)