According to AccuWeather, parts of North Dakota witnessed a temperature of 75 degrees below zero Fahrenheit (-59 degree Celsius) on Tuesday morning.
Mercury in Drass, the second coldest inhabited place in the world, plunged 31 degrees below freezing point even as Kashmir continued to reel under intense cold wave conditions prevailing over the past two months, MET officials said on Monday.
According to the Met office, cold wave conditions are likely at isolated pockets of the city.
The MeT department has forecast heavy rainfall and snow in Jammu and Kashmir till Monday.
In Haryana, Narnaul was the coldest place recording a minimum temperature of 5 degrees Celsius.
As the national capital reels under rains and gusty winds brought on by weather anomalies, North India shivers after a thick blanket of snow covered most of the upper reaches.
It was sunny on Monday but most parts of Himachal Pradesh still experienced intense cold weather and Shimla shivered at 1.8 degrees Celsius, the season's lowest.
Cold wave conditions prevailed in north Indian states on Thursday, with Delhi, which experienced the coldest day of the season so far at 4 degrees Celsius, and most parts of Punjab and Haryana recording temperatures lower than hill station Shimla in Himachal Pradesh.
According to the MeT department, the maximum temperature was recorded at 22.3 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year.
Kargil continued to be the coldest recorded place in the state while the temperature in nearby Leh settled at minus 11.9 degrees Celsius, a MeT department official said.
Winter chill engulfed North India after fresh snowfall if parts of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.
Dense fog prevailed at several places, affecting normal life. Road, rail and air traffic was affected due to the fog.
The cyclone is expected to bring strong gusts of wind, freezing rain and heavy snow. Temperatures are set to drop to freezing levels, which haven't been seen in decades.
Kargil was the coldest town in the state on Sunday as the minimum dropped to a minus 13.4 degrees Celsius which was followed by Leh where it dropped to minus 12.2 degrees Celsius.
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New Delhi: At least 15 persons succumbed under cold weather conditions in Uttar Pradesh as the winter chill gained in intensity in northern India yesterday with dipping temperatures in Jammu and Kashmir and heavy snowfall
Jaipur: Cold weather accompanied with cloudy skies continued to affect normal life in Rajasthan with temperature hovering between zero to three degrees Celsius at several places in the desert state.Met department officials warned Saturday that