Icy Winds

  • Snow fall wraps Shimla, Manali March 1, 2014

    Himachal Pradesh's tourist resorts Shimla and Manali were wrapped up in a white sheet of snow on Saturday, giving them a picturesque look. The residents of this town shivered as icy winds brought down the minimum temperature to 1 degree Celsius. According to the Met Office here, Shimla recorded 4 cm snow...
  • Icy winds, fog return; Mount Abu shivers at 1 degrees Celsius January 16, 2014

    Icy winds and dense fog on Thursday returned to Rajasthan, affecting normal life, road and train traffic, with Mount Abu recording the lowest and near freezing temperature of 1.0 degree C. With the revival in cold wave conditions, the mercury plummeted sharply by one to five degree C at most places...
  • Delhi continues to shiver at 4.4 degrees January 3, 2013

    New Delhi: It was another chilly day in the capital with the mercury remaining below 5 degree Celsius in the morning hours. The minimum was recorded at 4.4 degrees as against the minimum of 4.8 degrees on January 2. Bone chilling cold and icy winds had left Delhiites shivering with the...
  • Bihar: Cold wave kills 11 more lives, toll touches 18 December 27, 2012

    Patna: The prevailing intense cold wave has claimed 11 more lives in Bihar, taking the total number of deaths in the state due to inclement weather to 18, an official said on December 27. "The inclement weather claimed 11 more lives within a span of 24 hours, taking the death...