Cold Wave

  • Heavy rains bring down the mercury by 3 degrees Celsius 22-02-2014 12:00 PM

    Residents of the Uttar Pradesh capital woke up to heavy rains on Saturday that brought down the temperature. The maximum temperature tumbled by three degrees to settle at 23.9 degrees Celsius. Regional Met Office director J.P. Gupta told IANS that the city and some parts of eastern and western Uttar...
  • Muzaffarnagar shivers at 1.9 degrees C as mercury dips in UP 13-02-2014 05:46 PM

    The minimum temperatures dropped across Uttar Pradesh on Thursday withMuzaffarnagar being the coldest at 1.9 degrees Celsius. MeT office said that night temperature appreciably fell in Gorakhpur division; fell in Varanasi,Faizabad, Kanpur, Meerut and changed little in the remaining divisions of the state. They were markedly below normal in Faizabad,...
  • Mercury dips again, Sri Ganganagar coldest at 3.7 degrees Celsius 13-02-2014 05:39 PM

    Cold wave conditions on Thursday revived in the northern region of Rajasthan, whereSri Ganganagar recorded a minimum temperature of 3.7 degrees C, the MeT said. Mercury dipped by one to three degrees C at many places in border districts of the state, including Churu which recorded 4.4 deg C, while...
  • Heavy snowfall in Uttarakhand; winter chill returns in UP 08-02-2014 01:28 PM

    With heavy snowfall in neighbouring Uttarakhand, the Met Office said on Saturday the winter chill might return in Uttar Pradesh for a brief period. It has been snowing in Badrinath, Joshimath, Hemkunt Sahib, Auli of the hill state Uttarakhand for the last two days, and the weatherman said the temperatures...
  • Mercury dipped in Rajasthan, Mount Abu coldest at 1 degree Celsius 25-01-2014 06:34 PM

    Fog on Saturday enveloped many parts of Rajasthan where mercury dipped further even as Mount Abu was the coldest place in the desert state recording a minimum temperature of 1 degree Celsius. Mount Abu was the coldest place in the state on Sunday. The mercury plummeted further at the sole...
  • North India continues to shiver, moderate snowfall in Himachal Pradesh 25-01-2014 08:49 AM

    New Delhi: North India continues to shiver with temperatures dipping below normal in most part of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and parts of Punjab. Despite dry weather, the minimum temperature dropped by 9 degrees at Kelong to minus 12.4 degree celsius in Himachal Pradesh while Srinagar in Jammu and...
  • Heavy snowfall in J&K, Jammu-Srinagar highway remains shut 23-01-2014 09:57 AM

    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...
  • Chilly Wednesday for residents as rains, icy winds return 22-01-2014 11:56 AM

    Uttar Pradesh experienced a chilly Wednesday morning led by sporadic rain along with icy winds. The Met Office has forecast a cloudy day ahead. The change in weather comes on a day when primary schools in the state capital reopen after a month-long extended winter vacations. According to the Met...
  • Mercury dips further as cold waves intensify; Mount Abu coldest at 1.4 deg Celcius 20-01-2014 01:42 PM

    Cold waves and fog intensified further on Monday as mercury plummeted in most parts of Rajasthan with Mount Abu, sole hill station in the state, recording the lowest temperature of 1.4 degrees Celsius. The plain areas of Churu, Bikaner, Pilani and Jaipur were hit by icy winds and the mercury...
  • Schools reopen after weather clears in UP 20-01-2014 11:19 AM

    With the weather clearing up in Uttar Pradesh, schools for classes 6th to 12th reopened in Lucknow on Monday after a long winter vacation. This follows reversal of an earlier order by the district magistrate who had ordered the closure of all schools up to class 12th till Jan 22....
  • Two more die of cold in UP; cold wave persists 19-01-2014 07:44 PM

    Two persons died due to cold in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district in past 24 hours even as cold wave continued in the state. While two persons, including a woman, reportedly died due to cold, a 55-year-old man was killed when the wall of a mud house collapsed due to rain...
  • North India shivers as cold wave continues 19-01-2014 08:50 AM

    Cold conditions continue to prevail in North India. Snowfall in Uttrakhand has dropped the temperature further down. In Delhi too, rains have intensified the cold wave. Fifteen people have lost their lives so far in Uttar Pradesh and ten others have died due to the cold wave in the capital....
  • One more Muzaffarnagar riot victim dies due to cold, over 200 seek shelter 17-01-2014 07:36 AM

    At least 219 displaced families of worst riot-hit areas of Muzaffarnagar, which were "forced" to vacate relief camps, on Wednesday appealed the government to provide a temporary shelter to them to escape cold, while one more affected person died due to the harsh weather in Shamli. Sub Divisional Magistrate Shalender...
  • Fog disrupts life in UP, adds to chill 16-01-2014 11:54 AM

    Lucknow witnessed heavy fog on Thursday morning, even as the intense cold conditions continued to prevail in the state.According to the Met officials, the intense cold conditions would continue till weekend. With very low visibility, the Indian Railways has announced the cancellation of two dozen trains till Jan 30, extending...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 60-year-old victim who moved out of relief camp succumbs to cold wave 16-01-2014 08:36 AM

    A 60-year-old woman, who had fled her village after riots last year and later moved out of relief camp in Shahpur due to alleged government pressure, on Wednesday died due to cold near the camp. Mehmooden, a widow, was living with her four sons at a temporary shelter near the...
  • Rajasthan gets respite from cold as temperature rises 14-01-2014 01:03 PM

    Icy winds abated in Rajasthan and temperatures rose, bringing relief to residents of the desert state after the harsh cold wave sweeping the region claimed several lives in the last few days. "However, two trains were rescheduled and 11 delayed due to mist or foggy conditions in parts of Rajasthan....
  • Cold conditions abate at some places in Punjab and Haryana 14-01-2014 12:45 PM

    Chandigarh: Biting cold conditions sweeping Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh for the past several days on Tuesday abated at some places even as foggy conditions prevailed in the region. Chandigarh on Tuesday recorded a minimum of 8.6 degree C as compared to yesterday 6.9 degree C, the MeT said. In Haryana,...
  • UP shivers as Lucknow records season's coldest day 14-01-2014 12:28 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh continued to shiver in the intense cold on Tuesday, as the minimum temperature in Lucknow dropped to 5.6 degrees Celsius on Monday - the coldest day this winter. Monday was the coldest day in the state capital with the maximum temperatures dropping to below 13 degrees Celsius,...
  • Cold eases in north but claims 2 lives in Muzaffarnagar 14-01-2014 10:26 AM

    Cold wave conditions eased in northern India on Monday although the winter chill led to two deaths in the Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh. Residents of Kashmir Valley got some respite from the freezing cold with the mercury rising several notches in Jammu and Kashmir. Srinagar recorded a minimum temperature...
  • Temperatures dip below normal in MP as cold intensifies 13-01-2014 02:53 PM

    Severe cold conditions continued to persist in most parts of Madhya Pradesh with several places recording temperatures below the normal mark. Damoh was the coldest place in the state on Sunday with a minimum temperature of 4.0 degrees Celsius while Guna recorded a minimum temperature of 5.7 degrees Celsius even...
  • Cold waves kill 2 in Muzaffarnagar, 6 children at night shelter camps fall ill 13-01-2014 02:12 PM

    Two persons, including a woman, died due to cold even as six children living in night shelter camps fell ill in Shamli district, officials sources said. Irshad (55) died on Sunday after he fell ill due to cold at Gangeru village. Icy winds have been sweeping the region for some...
  • Icy winds resurface, Mount Abu shivers at 0.6 C 10-01-2014 02:38 PM

    Cold conditions further gripped Rajasthan as the night temperature plummeted one to five degrees Celsius at most places in the state with icy winds sweeping the region and affecting normal life. Due to fog and mist in neighbouring states of MadhyaPradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, departure of Ajmer-Jabalpur Express train...
  • Two killed in road mishap due to dense fog in Masauli 10-01-2014 12:06 PM

    Two persons were killed and 10 others injured when a roadways bus rammed into a stationary truck amidst dense fog in Masauli area here, police said on Friday. The incident took place on Thursday when the bus was going to Gonda from Lucknow and collided with the truck parked alongside...
  • Eight die of cold as Lucknow shivers at 3 degree Celsius 10-01-2014 11:34 AM

    At least eight people fell prey to the biting cold in Uttar Pradesh, officials said on Friday. The deaths were reported from Varanasi, Ballia, Jaunpur, Bhadohi, Azamgarh and Ghazipur. All schools up to class 8 were closed on Friday as the weather worsened over the last few days. Lucknow District...
  • Foggy morning in Delhi, North India reels under cold wave 10-01-2014 10:07 AM

    New Delhi: There is no respite from cold wave in the North India. The national capital woke up to a dense fog cover on Friday morning with the minimum temperature settling two notches below average at 5 degrees Celsius. The Met department has forecast a clear day ahead. "The day...
  • Dense fog claims 5 lives as mercury dips 10-01-2014 09:08 AM

    Dense fog claimed five lives in accidents in different parts of the state, even as light to moderate rains occurred at some places. Two motorcycle-borne youths were killed after they were knocked down by an unidentified vehicle due to fog early on Thursday morning in Atraulia police station area of...
  • Rajasthan gets respite from cold wave, Mount Abu remains coldest 09-01-2014 02:14 PM

    People of Rajasthan got some respite from the biting cold conditions as mercury rose at several places across the state on Thursday morning. However, Mount Abu was the coldest place in the state recording a low of 3 degrees Celsius on Wednesday night, a MeT official said. Due to the...
  • Cold wave: Jammu-Srinagar highway shut again after heavy snowfall 09-01-2014 09:23 AM

    Srinagar: While there is some respite in the US from cold, there is no such luck in Kashmir. The valley continues to receive heavy rainfall and snowfall. The temperature in Srinagar remained below freezing point. The Jammu-Srinagar highway was closed again on Wednesday due to heavy snowfall. "We face major...
  • No respite from cold in UP, Kanpur shivers at 0.7 degree Celcius 09-01-2014 08:57 AM

    Cold wave continued in Uttar Pradesh as temperatures in most parts of the state remained below normal with Kanpur being the coldest at 0.7, followed by Muzaffarnagar at 1.0 degrees Celsius. MeT office said that several districts of the state witnessed a sharp fall in the maximum temperature with Gorakhpur...
  • No respite from cold in North India, heavy snowfall warning in HP 08-01-2014 09:15 AM

    New Delhi: The cold wave continues to sweep North India with temperatures dropping further. The Met department has now issued warnings of heavy snowfall in Himachal Pradesh on January 8 and January 9. This even as the several places in the state face sub zero temperatures. Bharmaur is at a...