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HIGHWAYS have been closed and airport traffic was disrupted as the worst cold front in years hit several Chinese provinces.

Icy roads and freezing temperatures prompted school closings and emergency preparations in several states in the U.S.

MEXICO CITY – At least six people have died in the cold wave affecting the northern Mexican states of Sonora and Chihuahua, where two cold fronts converged, pushing temperatures below freezing and

RAIPUR: For the second consecutive day, cold wave condition swept across state with Ambikapur district, which was the coldest in Chhattisgarh, recording a minimum temperature of 3.8 degrees Celsius

Bathinda shivered as cold wave conditions continued unabated in the city and its adjoining areas. Two more people died today, taking the death toll due to the extreme cold, to eight.

KANPUR: People of the industrial city received shivering all night long on Sunday as the minimum temperature dipped to just 0.8 degrees.

AHMEDABAD: There has been no respite from the icy chills as cold wave prevailed across the state again on Sunday and minimum temperatures continued to plummet at various places.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Compensation for loss of crops, 18/12/2015. Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare is concerned with coordination of relief measures necessitated by drought, hailstorm, pest attack, cold wave/frost. The details of financial assistance approved State-wise by the Government of India from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) for the last three years are at Annexure.

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh continued to reel under an intense cold wave on Tuesday, with the night temperature dropping to three degrees Celsius in Kanpur - the lowest in 44 years - the Met office said

INDORE: The Indoreans felt the nip in the air as the city recorded the lowest minimum temperature of 8.4 degree Celsius on Sunday.