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Cold wave conditions continued unabated in north India today with the mercury hovering below normal levels in most parts and hilly areas reeling under freezing conditions.
Biting cold wave conditions persisted in most parts of Himachal as minimum temperatures stayed close to freezing point.
Two persons lost their lives on account of the prevailing cold weather conditions in the district over the past 24 hours.
The City is in the grip of a cold wave condition, with Bengalureans experiencing dry chill weather and teeth-chattering winds since Saturday.
COLD wave conditions continued to grip northern India, including the capital New Delhi, where at least four people have died of cold over the past two days, said officials Saturday.
There was no let up in the biting cold wave sweeping Punjab and Haryana, with day temperatures falling several notches below normal level.
Intense cold wave that has hit the north India, including Uttar Pradesh and Punjab in its grip, also swept across Bathinda and its adjoining areas, with the weather remaining mainly dry even as fog
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