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Cold Wave hits North India; Delhi records coldest December day in 12 years

The national capital on Sunday recorded its coldest December temperature in the past 12 years, with mercury dipping to 3.7 degrees Celsius, as a moderate cover of fog surrounded the city, dropping visibility.

The weather office has forecast moderate to dense fog for today and partly cloudy sky thereafter.

Cold weather conditions continue to prevail in Rajasthan even as most parts of the state witnessed slight increase in the night temperatures.      

In Uttarakhand, severe cold is being experienced in hilly regions of the State. According to MET department, very light to light rain and snow fall are likely to occur at isolated places in higher reaches of  Chamoli and Pithoragarh districts in coming 24 hours .  Meanwhile light snowfall was received at higher reaches of Chamoli, Uttarkashi, and Rudraprayag district on Sunday.

Biting cold tightened its grip over Odisha Sunday with the temperature sliding below 10
degrees Celsius in at least 10 places. The Met office said .. The night temperature in most parts of the state is likely to remain 3 to 4 degrees Celsius below normal during the next three days in the state.

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