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Harsh winter in north India leaves 6 people dead

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First published: December 27, 2010, 7:27 AM IST | Updated: December 27, 2010
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Harsh winter in north India leaves 6 people dead
Even as north India shudders under harsh winter conditions, heavy fog delayed 31 flights in Delhi.

New Delhi: Six people died as freezing temperatures and chilly winds swept through north India on Sunday.

Among those who died were a new born baby in UP's Muzaffarnagar and an elderly man in Jammu.

In Delhi, a man was found dead outside a Metro station.

Even as north India shudders under harsh winter conditions, heavy fog delayed 31 flights in Delhi on Monday morning.

Sunday was also Delhi's coldest day of this season - the minimum temp was 7 degrees.

The Kashmir valley doing relatively doing a little better - it witnessed a slight rise in temperatures because of a dense cloud cover. Leh recorded 12.6 degrees while Srinagar 3.1.

Extreme weather also disrupted normal life in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan.

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