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Cold wave claims 10 lives in southern Nepal

According to the police, two districts of the southern Nepal came in the grip of the deadly waves killing ten people, most of them old aged. Six people died in Saptari and four in Siraha.

world Updated: Jan 12, 2009 18:31 IST
PTI

At least ten people have died during the past 24 hours due to cold wave in the southern Nepal.

According to the police, two districts of the southern Nepal came in the grip of the deadly waves killing ten people, most of them old aged. Six people died in Saptari and four in Siraha.

Besides, thick fog affected normal life in the districts as the vehicles could not reach the destination on time due to low visibility. Many schools in the districts were shut down, officials said.

First Published: Jan 12, 2009 18:29 IST