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Two more die due to cold, toll at 104

india Updated: Jan 12, 2011 13:57 IST

Two more persons died due to severe cold conditions in Uttar Pradesh, taking the death toll in the state this winter to 104.

While one person died due to cold in Bahraich district, one more death was reported from Sitapur, officials said in Lucknow.

The state capital, which was the coldest place, recorded a minimum of 0.8 degrees Celsius this morning, which was six notches below normal,

Varanasi recorded a low of 2.2 degrees C, seven notches below normal.

Kanpur shivered at 1.9 degrees C, which was six notches below normal, while minimum temperature in Allahabad settled at 3.6, five degrees below normal.

Sultanpur recorded a minimum of 1.5 degrees C, which was eight degrees below normal, followed by Gorakhpur at 2.3 degrees C, seven notches below normal.