Severe cold in India – At least 50 deaths so far

24 Dec 2014 – With temperatures plummeting and fog disrupting rail, air and road traffic, several district administrations have ordered closure of schools for the entire week.

At least 50 people have died so far in Uttar Pradesh due to severe cold and fog-related accidents.

While half-a-dozen people died in and around Lucknow, almost a dozen died in eastern parts of the State. Deaths have also been reported from Rampur, Moradabad, Aligarh, Arga, Kanpur, Allahabad and Varanasi. There are reports of road accidents in various districts due to heavy fog.

As many as 100 trains are running behind schedule, while flights are either being cancelled or diverted due to dense fog.

92 cold-related deaths since December 1

LUCKNOW 25 Dec 2014. Cold claims 12 more lives in UP, toll 92.

Extreme cold coupled with accidents in dense fog claimed 12 more lives in the 24 hours leading to Wednesday evening, taking the death toll due to the harsh winter to 92 in the state since December 1.

Thanks to Argiris Diamantis for these links

5 thoughts on “Severe cold in India – At least 50 deaths so far

  1. Kinda puts things in perspective when you realise that the world mouth-piece, the BBC, will only broadcast a news article about 90 people dying if its a mine disaster, tornado, plane crash, tsunami, or terrorist attack. A natural disaster caused by severe cold is hidden from public eyes…and we know why don’t we folks?
    Happy Christmas Robert and everyone else who regularly reads this oasis of evidence, truth and logic called ‘Ice Age Now’.

  2. if America had 02 provable cold/weather related deaths theyd be screaming blue murder
    and still saying it was warming what dun it;-/

  3. What happened? I thought we were told 14 years ago that kids won’t know what cold air and snow will feel like??? And that was for the USA and Europe – not India. These scumbags who said that should be in prison for life.

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