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Jan 23, 2014 at 03:32pm IST

Heavy snowfall in J&K, Jammu-Srinagar highway remains shut

Srinagar: The cold wave has intensified across North India with heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir. The Jammu-Srinagar highwat was shut for second consecutive day on Thursday. While university exams have been postponed, most districts are cut off as power has not been fully restored.

Drinking water has also been badly affected as heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir has thrown normal life out of gear.

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The Meteorological Department has predicted more snowfall over the next few days. In parts of Rajasthan, overnight rains brought temperatures to 3.6 degrees Celsius.

The minimum temperature across Northwest India dropped as fog and mist prevailed in the region.