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India : Cold Wave : 2003/01/06

Duration 2003/01/06
Country or District India
Name Cold Wave
Outline Northern India's spell of bitterly cold weather has killed 80 people in the past two weeks in the country's most populous state on the edge of the Himalayas
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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CNN News 2003/01/30
South Asia gets respite from cold, but 1,935 dead

Sify, India 2003/01/24
Death toll in cold wave rises to 2,100

St. Catharines Standard 2003/01/20
Death toll from month-long cold spell in South Asia rises to 1,600.Dense fog and poor visibility disrupted air and rail services in northern India

Daily time 2003/01/19
Death toll climbs to 1,500 in South Asia cold wave

Deepika, India 2003/01/16
Cold wave continues; death toll rise to 658

Daily Times, Pakistan 2003/01/16
Death toll in South Asian cold wave nears 1,300

UN Disaster Management Team 2003/01/13
Bihar cold wave Situation Report No. 1

AFP news 2003/01/13
Tropical South Asia shivers as bitter cold wave kill nearly 1,200

CNN news 2003/01/13
Death toll nears 1,000 in South Asia's cold spell

Indian Express 2003/01/11
Cold wave continues, death toll reaches 325 au 2003/01/07
Cold snap death toll tops 200

Reuters Alertnet 2003/01/06
Cold weather in northern India kills 80