Mahrajganj: Two women were among four persons who lost their lives due to severe cold in the district here, officials said on Thursday.
While Ankita (19) died in Bagapar village, 62-year-old Bhumihin, a resident of Sonraji, died here due to cold yesterday, they said.
Similarly, Sumari (50) of village Paniara and Munna (25) died of cold in Kolhi village here yesterday, they added.
Uttar Pradesh has been under the grip of a cold wave for the past few days.
Night temperatures fell appreciably in Varanasi, Faizabad, Lucknow, Jhansi divisions yesterday. They were below normal in Jhansi, Agra, Moradabad, Meerut, Kanpur and Bareilly divisions.