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Taps freeze in Srinagar as mercury touches minus 5.5


January 8th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) The mercury continued to dip in the Kashmir Valley as the minimum temperature in Srinagar Sunday plunged to a stinging minus 5.5 degrees Celsius -- the ... Read more...

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Avalanche warning issued in Kashmir


January 7th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 7 (IANS) An avalanche warning has been issued in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir and people have been told not to leave their homes, an official ... Read more...

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Rain and snow to lash Kashmir beginning Wednesday


January 2nd, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 2 (IANS) Even as sub-zero temperatures continue across the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region, the weather office Monday said rain and snow were likely to lash the ... Read more...

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Kashmir in deep freeze, Leh records minus 18


December 31st, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 31 (IANS) As scores of tourists arrived in picturesque Kashmir to usher in the new year, the temperatures continued their free fall with Jammu and Kashmir summer capital ... Read more...

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Mercury rises but Kashmir still freezing


December 29th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 29 (IANS) The minimum temperature rose slightly in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Thursday but at minus 2.3 degrees Celsius failed to provide relief from the extreme ... Read more...

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Cold keeps grip on north India, fog affects 51 trains (Roundup)


December 28th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The cold wave persisted in north India Wednesday as many places recorded temperatures below the freezing point and thick fog affected the running of ... Read more...

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Kashmir freezing, Leh at minus 16


December 28th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) Severe cold wave conditions continued unabated Wednesday across the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region as night temperatures remained below freezing point with Leh recording a ... Read more...

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North India shivers as winter chill continues (Roundup)


December 27th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) A severe cold wave continued in north India Tuesday, with Delhi shivering at 4.1 degrees Celsius, and the Dal Lake freezing in Srinagar. Fog played ... Read more...

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Cold wave continues in Kashmir, Dal Lake freezes


December 27th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 27 (IANS) Cold wave conditions continued unabated across the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region Tuesday.The minimum temperature in Srinagar Tuesday was minus 4.7 degrees Celsius. It was ... Read more...

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Valley, Ladakh in for another cold wave spell


December 21st, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 21 (IANS) After moderate snowfall in the mountains and light rain in the plains during the last two days, the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh are in for another ... Read more...

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Srinagar shivers at minus four, Leh in deep freeze


December 16th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 16 (IANS) With the night temperatures dipping to minus four degrees Celsius, Friday was the coldest day of the season so far in summer capital Srinagar."The minimum temperature ... Read more...

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Rains, snow break long dry spell in Kashmir


December 7th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) A month-and-half-long dry spell was broken across the Kashmir Valley Wednesday morning as rains in the plains and light snowfall in the mountains brought relief to ... Read more...

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Cold shuts schools in Kashmir, Leh freezes at minus 11


December 5th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 5 (IANS) Winter continued its relentless onslaught in Jammu and Kashmir with authorities closing down schools in the Kashmir Valley till Class 8 and the Ladakh region shivering ... Read more...

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Kashmir cold wave continues


December 3rd, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 3 (IANS) Cold wave conditions continued across the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir Saturday as night temperatures fell much below freezing point.The minimum temperature ... Read more...

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Freezing cold in Kashmir, still cool in Himachal


November 29th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Shimla, Nov 29 (IANS) Days are biting cold and nights freezing in Jammu and Kashmir, while in contrast in Himachal Pradesh the days are still balmy with the cold ... Read more...

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Night temperatures likely to fall further in Kashmir


November 22nd, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 22 (IANS) The night temperatures are likely to fall further in the Kashmir Valley in the next seven days, making the weather cold and dry, an official said ... Read more...

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Snowfall in hills sends chilly winds into Valley


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) As the maximum day temperature fell eight degrees Celsius below average in Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar Saturday, the higher reaches in the Himalayas received ... Read more...

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Winter knocking at Kashmir’s door


October 22nd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 22 (IANS) As autumn comes to a close, the harsh four-month-long winter already seems to be knocking at Kashmir's door with snowfall in higher reaches bringing down the ... Read more...

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Snowfall brings down mercury in Kashmir


October 8th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 8 (IANS) Overnight snowfall in the higher reaches of surrounding mountains set off cold winds in the the Kashmir Valley Saturday, bringing down temperatures and promising a cold ... Read more...

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Rain, snow bring down temperatures in Kashmir Valley


April 11th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 11 (IANS) Kashmiris are back to tweeds and woollens. With rain and snow lashing the Valley Monday and the weather office forecasting further wet spells, the temperatures have ... Read more...

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Heavy snowfall in Kashmir Valley


February 14th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 14 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar and other parts of the Valley witnessed heavy snowfall early Monday. The weatherman forecast moderate to heavy rain and snowfall during the ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall closes Srinagar-Jammu highway


January 30th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 30 (IANS) Fresh snowfall across the Kashmir Valley Sunday closed the strategic Srinagar-Jammu national highway as the minimum temperature rose above the freezing point after two months in summer capital ... Read more...

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Chill continues in Kashmir, snow and rain likely


January 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 28 (IANS) The biting cold continued in the Kashmir Valley Friday with Srinagar at a low of minus 3.2 degrees Celsius and Leh freezing at minus 18.6 degrees. The weatherman ... Read more...

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Kashmir Valley in cold grip, Leh minus 11.4


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) The Kashmir Valley continued to reel under an intense cold wave with Srinagar recording a low of minus 5.3 degrees Celsius Saturday while Leh town was freezing at ... Read more...

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Winter chill freezes Kashmir Valley, Leh


January 20th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 20 (IANS) Extreme winter chill, highly slippery roads and frozen water taps continued to pose serious problems to people Thursday as the night temperatures remained below the ... Read more...

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Chilly winds add to bitter cold in Kashmir


January 17th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 17 (IANS) Chilly winds heightened the cold in Jammu and Kashmir Monday. Kargil town in Ladakh region was the coldest, recording the minimum temperature of 16.8 degrees Celsius below the ... Read more...

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Kashmir freezes over, Pahalgam minus 16.1


January 16th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 16 (IANS) The bitter chill returned to Kashmir Valley Sunday with Pahalgam hill station being the coldest at minus 16.1 degrees Celsius and water in the taps freezing in Srinagar ... Read more...

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Snow, rain wreak havoc in the hills; plains sunny (Intro Roundup)


January 15th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Heavy snow and rain paired together Saturday to disrupt life in the Himalayan towns while Delhi and its neighbourhood enjoyed warmer weather with Punjab and Haryaya receiving ... Read more...

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Snow, rain wreak havoc in the hills; plains sunny (Roundup)


January 15th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Heavy snow and rain paired together Saturday to disrupt life in the Himalayan towns while Delhi and its neighbourhood enjoyed warmer weather with Punjab and Haryaya receiving ... Read more...

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Heavy snowfall halts life in Kashmir Valley


January 15th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 15 (IANS) Heavy snowfall Saturday halted life across the Kashmir Valley as roads were blocked, electricity supply was disrupted and people were forced to remain indoors because of the biting ... Read more...

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Cold wave continues in Kashmir, relief expected Saturday


January 6th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 6 (IANS) The freezing cold wave continued across the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region Thursday with Srinagar at minus 5 degrees Celsius and Leh at minus 16.2 degrees. However, some ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway opened for one-way traffic


January 1st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 1 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu highway was thrown open to one-way traffic Saturday after it remained closed for two days due to heavy snowfall even as chilly winds continued to lash ... Read more...

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Season’s first snow in Kashmir brings respite


December 30th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 30 (IANS) The season's first snowfall in Kashmir Thursday brought some relief from the intense cold in the valley. "Till 7 a.m., south Kashmir's Shopian town, Gulmarg ski resort and ... Read more...

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Snow and rain lash Kashmir Valley


January 16th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 16 (IANS) The Kashmir Valley and its higher reaches experienced snowfall Friday morning, forcing the closure of the strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway."The highway was closed because of snowfall in Banihal ... Read more...

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Snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal, Uttarkhand intensifies cold in north India


January 4th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Jan.4 (ANI): Moderate to heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand have intensified the cold wave conditions in north India on Sunday. About one-and-a-half feet of snow ... Read more...

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