Online edition of India's National Newspaper
Wednesday, Jan 12, 2011
ePaper | Mobile/PDA Version
Google



Front Page
News: ePaper | Front Page | National | Tamil Nadu | Andhra Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | New Delhi | Other States | International | Opinion | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous | Engagements |
Advts:
Retail Plus | Classifieds | Jobs | Obituary |

Front Page Printer Friendly Page   Send this Article to a Friend

Kolkata shivers on coldest day in seven years

Staff Reporter

Kolkata: The city recorded its lowest temperature in seven years on Tuesday with the mercury dipping below 10 degrees Celsius while the hill town of Darjeeling shivered at minus one degree.

With officials at the Alipore Meteorological Department forecasting a cold wave to sweep over the southern districts of the State in the next 24 hours, the temperature is expected to dip further on Wednesday.

Regional Meteorological Centre director G. C. Debnath said the city recorded a minimum temperature of 9.9 degrees. “The temperature is likely to drop to 9 on Wednesday,” he added.

The mercury had plunged to 9.4 degrees on January 6, 2004, which is so far recorded as the coldest day of the decade.

Mr. Debnath said a cold wave warning has been issued to all ten south Bengal districts in the next 24 hours.

Printer friendly page  
Send this article to Friends by E-Mail



Front Page

News: ePaper | Front Page | National | Tamil Nadu | Andhra Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | New Delhi | Other States | International | Opinion | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous | Engagements |
Advts:
Retail Plus | Classifieds | Jobs | Obituary | Updates: Breaking News |

YW Quiz 2010 Chandraayan I


News Update



The Hindu Group: Home | About Us | Copyright | Archives | Contacts | Subscription
Group Sites: The Hindu | The Hindu ePaper | Business Line | Business Line ePaper | Sportstar | Frontline | Publications | eBooks | Images | Ergo | Home |

Copyright 2011, The Hindu. Republication or redissemination of the contents of this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of The Hindu