French girl dies from cold off Azores after boat sinks

 A six-year-old French girl died from hypothermia on Thursday after a sailboat she and her family were on capsized during the night off the mid-Atlantic Azores islands, the Portuguese navy said.

Minimum temperatures hover above normal in Punjab and Haryana

The minimum temperatures hovered above normal level in most parts of Punjab and Haryana, the MeT department here said on Saturday.

Hailstorm lashes Shimla, fresh snow in higher reaches

 A severe hailstorm lashed Shimla and its surrounding areas this evening, disrupting normal life and causing sharp fall in mercury.

Icy storm pummels eastern United States, more cold to come

A deadly winter storm paralyzed much of the eastern United States on Tuesday, snarling transit and shutting down federal offices in Washington, and forecasters warned of the worst cold in two decades from another arctic front this week.

Icy storm paralyzes central US, pummels nation's capital

Record-breaking cold gripped the eastern United States while an icy winter storm crippled the nation`s central states and then plowed into the mid-Atlantic, dumping snow and forcing federal offices in Washington, DC to close on Tuesday.

Fresh snowfall in hills, cold conditions return

Fresh snowfall in the higher reaches of Garhwal Himalayas, including the famed Himalayan shrines, and light showers coupled with icy winds in the lower areas revived freezing cold conditions in Chamoli district on Monday.

US northeast hit by blizzards, cold, after record snow

The US Northeast struggled to dig out from the latest in a series of winter storms that made February the snowiest month in Boston`s history, while Kentucky and Indiana braced for heavy snow on Sunday night and Monday.

Cold conditions abate in north India

Cold conditions abated further in north India on Sunday with temperatures rising in most parts of the region.

Cold weather conditions abate in Punjab, Haryana

Cold conditions on Saturday abated in most parts of Punjab and Haryana with the minimum temperature hovering several notches above normal in both the states.

Pleasant day in plains of North India, chill stays in hills

Temperature rose marginally in most parts of North India as Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan experienced a pleasant and sunny day on Monday but the winter chill prevailed in Kashmir Valley and higher parts of Uttarakhand which received another spell of snowfall.

Respite from cold conditions in Rajasthan, Churu records 4.9 deg

There was some respite from cold wave conditions in Rajasthan with the mercury rising by a few notches in most parts of the state even as Churu continued to shiver at 4.9 degrees.

Sunny Tuesday likely in Delhi

It was a pleasant morning here Tuesday with the minimum temperature settling at 10.2 degrees Celsius, slightly above the season's average. The Met Office has forecast a sunny day.

Cold Sunday morning in Delhi

Delhiites woke up to a cold Sunday morning with foggy conditions leading to the delay of 56 trains.

Cold intensifies in Valley; Kargil shivers at minus 17 deg C

Kargil, in the frontier Ladakh region, was the coldest recorded place in Jammu and Kashmir as the minimum temperature there plummeted by nearly six degrees to minus 17 degrees Celsius even as the cold wave tightened its grip in the state.

Rains and chill throw life out of gear in Delhi, NCR

Freezing winter conditions coupled with overcast skies in several areas kept the north firmly under the grip of the cold with fog also affecting normal life across the region where there is a forecast for rain or snowfall in some parts in the coming days.

Intense cold kills 15 in Bihar, schools closed

 Intense cold in Bihar has claimed 15 more lives, pushing the total number of casualties due to inclement weather to 42, officials said on Monday.

Cold conditions ease in plains, hills continue to shiver

Cold wave conditions on Saturday eased a little in northern plains though winter continued its grip across hills of Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.

Mercury dips across Valley; Kargil shivers at minus 11 deg C

The bone-chilling cold returned as the night temperature plunged below the freezing point across Kashmir division after a brief respite owing to the rains in plains and snowfall in high altitude areas early this week.

Lucknow schools upto Class 8 to close due to cold

In the wake of intense cold conditions in the state capital, the district administration on Friday ordered closure of all the schools upto class 8 till January 21.

Rains intensify cold conditions in Rajasthan

Light rains intensified cold conditions in parts of Rajasthan where Sriganganagar received a maximum rainfall of 6 mm, a MeT report said.