NEW DELHI, Dec 31 (KUNA) -- As many as 69 persons have died in Uttar Pradesh state alone due to an
intense cold wave that swept across most of north-Indian states like Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Himachal
Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana, it was reported here Monday.
According to a Press Trust of India (PTI) report, people, particularly the poor, could be seen sitting around
bonfires in order to fight the Delhi's chill. Meteorological department has predicted intense cold and foggy
conditions for the next few days.