Harsh winter in north India leaves 6 people dead
Posted on: 07:27 AM IST Dec 27, 2010
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.
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.