Cold Wave


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A prolonged period of extremely low surface temperature
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On a closer look, the mercury in Delhi and its adjoining areas have plummeted due to the cold wave conditions being active across the three states of Jammu-Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
The long cold wave continues to grip other parts of the province.
According to met office, the temperature down due to heavy rain and snowfall in the Upper Gilgit-Baltistan increased the cold waves.
Score of people have died from cold waves in the Tarai and viral fever in Jajarkot in the last few weeks, but the government and the people's representatives have not taken any measure to save life of the poor.
This condition normally creates a cold wave condition over the Himalayan region until stronger WD dominates the weather condition.
Cold wave outbreaks in the high latitudes of the NH winter are always associated with changes in the polar vortex [1-3].
DAMMAM: The cold wave in many parts of the Kingdom over the last week caused a decline of between 30 percent and 50 percent in farm production.
25 -- (BNA): Japan will extend US$6 million in emergency aid for Syrian refugees and internally-displaced people affected by cold wave, the Japanese Foreign Ministry announced, according to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA).
The programme targeted 37,000 families of those affected by the severe cold wave during January.
Storms coming from Europe and America are the likely cause of the cold wave, according to the report in Arab News, which cited the Presidency of Meteorology and Environmental Protection (PME).
Jeddah, Rabi'I 14, 1436, Jan 5, 2015, SPA -- The General Presidency of Meteorology and Protection of Environment today warned from an expected zero-level cold wave accompanied by light snow drops over northern parts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia starting Wednesday, while the western parts of the country, including Tabuk and Northern Border Regions, would witness surface winds that might block horizontal vision.
New Delhi: A dense blanket of fog enveloped the entire North affecting schedule of at least 70 trains and hitting road traffic adversely while there was no let up in cold wave on Saturday which claimed five lives in northern Indian state Uttar Pradesh and two in Punjab.