Cold wave unabated in Kullu, leaves residents distressed

Source : ANI
Last Updated: Sun, Dec 30, 2012 07:30 hrs

An unabated cold wave swept through Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district on Sunday, leaving the residents distressed and forcing them to stay within the confines of their houses.

The minimum temperature recorded in the night was zero degrees Celsius in Kullu district.

A common sight was of people sitting around bonfires, wearing woollens to warm themselves.

Mahender Singh, a resident, said that the dipping mercury results in freezing of water particularly in mornings and evenings.

"It is extremely cold and the skies are clear at night, Due to snowfall, there is extreme cold here. It is difficult to step out of our houses and places at high altitudes are even worse, as water taps have also frozen," he said. (ANI)

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