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North chill kills six people

CNN-IBN
Dec 27, 2010 at 07:27am IST

New Delhi: Six people died as freezing temperatures and chilly winds swept through north India on Sunday.

Among those who died were a new born baby in UP's Muzaffarnagar and an elderly man in Jammu.

In Delhi, a man was found dead outside a Metro station.

Harsh winter in north India leaves 6 people dead

Even as north India shudders under harsh winter conditions, heavy fog delayed 31 flights in Delhi.

Even as north India shudders under harsh winter conditions, heavy fog delayed 31 flights in Delhi on Monday morning.

Sunday was also Delhi's coldest day of this season - the minimum temp was 7 degrees.

The Kashmir valley doing relatively doing a little better - it witnessed a slight rise in temperatures because of a dense cloud cover. Leh recorded 12.6 degrees while Srinagar 3.1.

Extreme weather also disrupted normal life in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan.

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