Details of Disaster Information


India : Cold Wave : 2003/12/25−
GLIDE: ET-2003-000636  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2003/12/25−
Country
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District
India
Name Cold Wave
Outline A cold wave sweeping Bangladesh and northern India has killed 92 more people, and taking the toll due to the freezing temperatures in the region since Christmas to 574.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • OCHA Relief Web 2004/01/16
    Cold winds sweeping across the northern states of India have brought temperatures down to below normal in several areas and resulted in the death some 400 people.
  • Reuters Alertnet 2004/01/06
    A cold wave sweeping Bangladesh and northern India has killed 92 more people, officials and newspapers said on Tuesday, taking the toll due to the freezing temperatures in the region since Christmas to 574.
  • Reuters Alertnet 2004/01/02
    A cold spell sweeping northern India claimed 30 new lives, including a man who froze to death inside a train, as the toll from the one-week bitter winter temperatures reached 232, officials said on Friday.
  • Reuters Alertnet 2003/12/28
    Indian cold kills another 29, toll passes 50
  • THE HINDU 2003/12/28
    Plummeting temperatures in Northern region claimed 20 more lives pushing the death toll this harsh winter to 74 as dense fog again played spoilsport today throwing road, rail and air traffic in disarray
  • Reuters Alertnet 2003/12/27
    Cold weather kills 24 in northern India