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Icicles hang from the roof of a building at the ski resort of Gulmarg in North Kashmir. Gulmarg recorded a minimum of -7.5 degrees, while Pahalgam was colder at -8.4 degrees Celsius.(PTI Photo)

Kashmir reels under sub-zero temperatures as snow forecast from Monday

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 02, 2021 03:05 PM IST
In Ladakh, Leh recorded a low of -15.6 degrees, while Kargil was even colder at -20.4 degrees. The coldest place in the country, Drass, recorded a low of -28.2 degrees.
Temperature across Maharashtra has witnessed a dip. The lowest minimum temperature in the state was recorded at Gondia at seven degrees Celsius on Monday)(HT PHOTO)
Temperature across Maharashtra has witnessed a dip. The lowest minimum temperature in the state was recorded at Gondia at seven degrees Celsius on Monday)(HT PHOTO)

Pune records season’s lowest minimum temperature at 9.2 degrees Celsius

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Namrata Devikar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 22, 2020 04:56 PM IST
The IMD has forecast that cooler nights may continue this week
Young devotees taking a dip in the(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Young devotees taking a dip in the(Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Fog chills Punjab, Haryana with Amritsar coldest at 2 degrees Celsius

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 16, 2020 05:28 PM IST
The minimum temperature of Chandigarh fell to 6.2 degrees on Wednesday, a 3.4-degree fall as compared to Tuesday.
Voters waiting to exercise their franchise during the seventh phase of the District Development Council elections at Kokernag in south Kashmir on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
Voters waiting to exercise their franchise during the seventh phase of the District Development Council elections at Kokernag in south Kashmir on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)

Kashmir to get more snow next week as harsh winter period starts

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 16, 2020 04:55 PM IST
Gulmarg was the coldest in Kashmir at minus 11 degrees Celsius, Pahalgam froze at minus 7.4 degrees, while Srinagar recorded a low of minus 4.8 degrees and Jammu was cold at 5 degrees.
A snow-covered stretch at Pahalgam, 90km from Srinagar, on Monday. The night temperatures started dipping in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday after the weather opened up following the snowfall over the weekend.(AFP Photo)
A snow-covered stretch at Pahalgam, 90km from Srinagar, on Monday. The night temperatures started dipping in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday after the weather opened up following the snowfall over the weekend.(AFP Photo)

Sub-zero temperatures in Kashmir, Ladakh as cold wave grips region

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 11:32 AM IST
Drass coldest at minus 18.6 degrees Celsius, Kargil minus 13.8, Leh minus 7.9, Gulmarg minus 10.2, Pahalgam minus 5.3 and Srinagar records low of minus 3.2 degrees Celsius
Dense fog is likely to prevail in the city on Sunday along with a dip in the minimum temperature, as per weather experts(PTI)
Dense fog is likely to prevail in the city on Sunday along with a dip in the minimum temperature, as per weather experts(PTI)

Mercury to dip, dense fog to prevail, say weather experts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 01:58 PM IST
Kuldeep Srivastava, head of IMD’s regional weather forecasting centre, said that the temperature would start dipping from Sunday onwards. He added that dense fog was likely to prevail on Sunday during the morning hours.
Passengers after alighting from Golden Temple Mail in Amritsar on a cold Tuesday morning. Though Amritsar recorded a low of 11 degrees Celsius due to overcast conditions, the temperature was five degrees below normal.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Passengers after alighting from Golden Temple Mail in Amritsar on a cold Tuesday morning. Though Amritsar recorded a low of 11 degrees Celsius due to overcast conditions, the temperature was five degrees below normal.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Fresh snowfall in Kashmir, Himachal sends chill down to Punjab, Haryana

Hindusatn Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondents
PUBLISHED ON NOV 24, 2020 06:30 AM IST
Weather expected to clear up from November 26 even as temperatures across the plains of Punjab and Haryana continue to remain below normal.
The Apple Watch SE is apt for Indian markets and is a bang for the buck
The Apple Watch SE is apt for Indian markets and is a bang for the buck

Techilicious by Rajiv Makhni: Festive tech gifting with a twist

Hindustan Times | By Rajiv Makhni
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 08:13 AM IST
Ignore those phones and TVs. Meet four presents that will really stand out
This artistic illustration depicts the Venusian surface and atmosphere, as well as phosphine molecules. These molecules float in the windblown clouds of Venus at altitudes of 55 to 80 km, absorbing some of the millimetre waves that are produced at lower altitudes. They were detected in Venus’s high clouds in data from the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope and the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array, in which ESO is a partner.(via REUTERS)
This artistic illustration depicts the Venusian surface and atmosphere, as well as phosphine molecules. These molecules float in the windblown clouds of Venus at altitudes of 55 to 80 km, absorbing some of the millimetre waves that are produced at lower altitudes. They were detected in Venus’s high clouds in data from the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope and the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array, in which ESO is a partner.(via REUTERS)

Venus, named for the goddess of love, is no cuddly place

Reuters | By Reuters | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 04:22 PM IST
Scientists have spotted evidence of potential life on the planet Venus, though they emphasized that more work needs to be done to confirm whether or not life - possibly aerial microbes - exists or whether there is an alternative non-biological explanation for their findings.
Chief trout farming project officer Mohammad Muzaffar Bazaz holds up a brooder, which is used to procure eggs and white milt, at a fisheries farm in Kokernag.(Waseem Andrabi/ HT)
Chief trout farming project officer Mohammad Muzaffar Bazaz holds up a brooder, which is used to procure eggs and white milt, at a fisheries farm in Kokernag.(Waseem Andrabi/ HT)

Kokernag offers bait to private players angling for trout farming

Hindustan times/Kokernag | By Mir Ehsan
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 04:19 PM IST
With Asia’s largest fisheries farm in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district emerging as the best producer of rainbow trout in the world, private farms are taking to trout rearing and finding it commercially viable
On the show, the Oscar winner said he had to get used to learning his temperature in degrees Celsius, where 36 was good but 38 was bad, “like Hollywood treats female actresses.”(REUTERS)
On the show, the Oscar winner said he had to get used to learning his temperature in degrees Celsius, where 36 was good but 38 was bad, “like Hollywood treats female actresses.”(REUTERS)

Tom Hanks hosts coronavirus comedy during the Quarantine edition of SNL

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2020 09:22 PM IST
The Hollywood star thanked essential workers and first responders as he joked he’s “more like America’s dad than ever” since his coronavirus diagnosis
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HT Image

Rain, wind flatten wheat crop in Amritsar

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2020 11:32 PM IST
The metrological department recorded the minimum temperature of 11.4 degrees Celsius on Saturday
The torrent of communication makes one consume more and experience less(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
The torrent of communication makes one consume more and experience less(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)

Humour: The middle order

Hindustan Times | By Rehana Munir
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2020 10:04 PM IST
Spare a thought for Gen X, valiantly straddling the analog and digital eras
A sunny day in Shimla, which recorded a low of 6.2 degrees Celsius, on Monday. The state capital is among eight districts in the state where thunderstorm and lightning have been forecast.(Deepak Sansta/HT file)
A sunny day in Shimla, which recorded a low of 6.2 degrees Celsius, on Monday. The state capital is among eight districts in the state where thunderstorm and lightning have been forecast.(Deepak Sansta/HT file)

Weatherman forecasts another spell of snow, rain in Himachal

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2020 12:44 PM IST
A fresh western disturbance is likely to affect the western Himalayan region from the night of February 18 and another one will hit the region, including the plains, from February 20
A picturesque view of Shimla town after fresh snowfall on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
A picturesque view of Shimla town after fresh snowfall on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)

Cold wave tightens grip in Himachal; heavy snow in Shimla, Kufri throws life out of gear

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 01:36 PM IST
Snow hampered traffic with 300 roads, including three national highways, closed after snowfall across the state
HT Image
HT Image
A snow-covered street in the Dhali area of Shimla on Wednesday morning after overnight snowfall.(Deepak Sansta/HT)
A snow-covered street in the Dhali area of Shimla on Wednesday morning after overnight snowfall.(Deepak Sansta/HT)

Tourists head for the hills as Shimla gets this winter’s heaviest snowfall

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 01:06 PM IST
Shimla, which saw a low of minus 0.5 degrees Celsius, recorded more than 20 cm of snowfall, while Kufri and Mashobra recorded more than 40 cm of snowfall each
HT Image
HT Image

Rain lashes Punjab, Haryana; Bathinda wettest at 18mm

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2020 11:22 PM IST
Restaurant owners Kanwaljit Singh and his wife Kamaljit Kaur have been supplying curry and rice to those living in temporary shelters after bushfires destroyed homes in eastern Victoria. They have the capacity to cook for up to 1,000 people a day.(Facebook/Desi Grill Bairnsdal)
Restaurant owners Kanwaljit Singh and his wife Kamaljit Kaur have been supplying curry and rice to those living in temporary shelters after bushfires destroyed homes in eastern Victoria. They have the capacity to cook for up to 1,000 people a day.(Facebook/Desi Grill Bairnsdal)

Sikh couple provides free meals to Australia bushfire victims

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2020 08:18 AM IST
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HT Image

No let up cold, Bathinda shivers at 0.5 degrees C

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON DEC 29, 2019 10:50 PM IST
Hisar in Haryana and Bathinda in Punjab were the coldest places as night temperatures dropped seven notches below normal limits.
HT Image
HT Image

Cold wave grips Punjab, Bathinda coldest at 4°C

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 26, 2019 10:55 PM IST
The glorious Boudhanath Stupa makes for a serene sight from one of the rooftop cafés that surround it(Sunetra Choudhury)
The glorious Boudhanath Stupa makes for a serene sight from one of the rooftop cafés that surround it(Sunetra Choudhury)

Travel: A world between the known and the new

Hindustan Times | By Sunetra Choudhury
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2019 11:01 PM IST
Kathmandu seems like any Indian city, but it takes only 24 hours to know it’s a brand new experience at a bargain rate
Tourists enjoying paragliding at Solang Valley near Manali in Kullu district on Saturday.(HT Photo)
Tourists enjoying paragliding at Solang Valley near Manali in Kullu district on Saturday.(HT Photo)

No white Christmas in Shimla this time, night temperature to dip further

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2019 01:59 PM IST
A pilgrim at the sarovar of the Golden Temple in Amritsar on a foggy Wednesday morning. The city recorded a low of 6.4 degrees Celsius.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
A pilgrim at the sarovar of the Golden Temple in Amritsar on a foggy Wednesday morning. The city recorded a low of 6.4 degrees Celsius.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Narnaul coldest in Haryana at 2.5°C followed by Faridkot in Punjab at 3.6°C

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2019 04:30 PM IST
Icicles hanging from a building in Shimla as the town recorded a low of 4 degrees Celsius on Wednesday.(Deepak Sansta/HT)
Icicles hanging from a building in Shimla as the town recorded a low of 4 degrees Celsius on Wednesday.(Deepak Sansta/HT)

Two die as cold wave sweeps Himachal; avalanche advisory issued

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2019 11:56 AM IST
A train arrives at Amritsar station amid fog on Tuesday morning.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
A train arrives at Amritsar station amid fog on Tuesday morning.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Cold wave grips Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana; fog to persist, rain forecast around weekend

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2019 06:08 AM IST
A Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) bus that skidded on the snow-covered road at Narkanda, 60 km from Shimla, on Thursday. (Right) Passengers had a narrow escape as the bus rammed into a roadside parapet.(ANI PHOTOS)
A Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) bus that skidded on the snow-covered road at Narkanda, 60 km from Shimla, on Thursday. (Right) Passengers had a narrow escape as the bus rammed into a roadside parapet.(ANI PHOTOS)

Kufri, Narkanda and Manali get season’s first snowfall, tourists head to the hills

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 04:38 PM IST
Developed countries have also not delivered on their pre-2020 commitments, the most important among them being mobilising $100 billion per year by 2020 to support developing nations in mitigating and adapting to impacts(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Developed countries have also not delivered on their pre-2020 commitments, the most important among them being mobilising $100 billion per year by 2020 to support developing nations in mitigating and adapting to impacts(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

COP25: Deliver on commitments

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2019 06:33 PM IST
Despite warnings, developed nations are not doing their bit
Much of India will face a grim water future, and what we do now will have an enduring impact on us and our children(PTI)
Much of India will face a grim water future, and what we do now will have an enduring impact on us and our children(PTI)

India must not look at its water crisis in isolation

By Aditi Mukherji
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2019 02:09 PM IST
India’s water woes, though, stem largely from its over-dependence on groundwater, and here, the climate links are less pronounced because underground aquifers take much longer to react to changes in temperature and rainfall
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