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North India under grip of severe cold

Delhi and Leh were among some of the places in northern India which recorded their lowest minimum temperatures so far this winter as the cold gained in intensity in the region.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 30 December 2013, 01:01:45 PM
North India under grip of severe cold

North India under grip of severe cold

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Delhi and Leh were among some of the places in northern India which recorded their lowest minimum temperatures so far this winter as the cold gained in intensity in the region.
North India under grip of severe cold

North India under grip of severe cold

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Fog disrupted normal life at isolated places as the mercury fell appreciably in the Lucknow, Jhansi and Agra divisions.
North India under grip of severe cold

North India under grip of severe cold

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In Uttar Pradesh, the weather remained mainly dry with Agra recording the lowest minimum in the state at 1.4 degrees.
North India under grip of severe cold

North India under grip of severe cold

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Normal life continued to be affected by the rising cold in parts of Rajasthan where Churu and Mount Abu saw temperatures dropping below freezing point.
North India under grip of severe cold

North India under grip of severe cold

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The winter chill had almost all of Punjab and Haryanaunder its grip with Hisar recording its lowest minimum yet as the mercury dropped across the two neighbouring states.
North India under grip of severe cold

North India under grip of severe cold

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Shimla was lashed by icy, strong velocity winds and recorded a minimum of 2.1 degrees.
North India under grip of severe cold

North India under grip of severe cold

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Keylong and Kalpa in Lahaul and Spiti and Kinnaur districts recorded minimums of -9.7 and -5 degrees, respectively, while Manali shivered at -2.4 degrees.
North India under grip of severe cold

North India under grip of severe cold

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The cold was sweeping through Himachal Pradesh in its full fury as the mercury hovered around freezing point in most parts of the state on what was by and large a clear day.
North India under grip of severe cold

North India under grip of severe cold

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Srinagar registered a drop of almost two degrees in the minimum as the mercury settled at -3.7 degrees.
North India under grip of severe cold

North India under grip of severe cold

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Kargil recorded a minimum of -16.4 degrees, the lowest for the town this season.
North India under grip of severe cold

North India under grip of severe cold

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Up north, Jammu and Kashmir felt the cold tightening its grip with the night temperature plummeting to the season's lowest of -17.3 degrees in Ladakh's Leh.
North India under grip of severe cold

North India under grip of severe cold

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The national capital saw the mercury dipping to 4.5 degrees Celsius on a clear but chilly day as icy winds swept the city.