cold wave


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cold wave

[′kōld ‚wāv]
(meteorology)
A rapid fall in temperature within 24 hours to a level requiring substantially increased protection to agriculture, industry, commerce, and social activities.
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A day with cold wave is a day in which the minimum temperature drops 10 degrees Celsius lower than that of the previous day.
With cold wave winter delights like Gajar Halwa (prepared with carrots and milk), Jalebee, boiled eggs, pakoras, soup and other were on high demand.
This cold wave is expected to continue in Sa'ada, Amran, Sana'a, Dhamar, Amran, Al-Beida'a and some parts of Ibb and Al-Dhale," said Rasheed Al-Ariqi, the head of the Weather Forecast Unit at the Meteorological Service.
Officials said the cold wave will continue over Delhi and parts of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Rajasthan and UP during the next two days.
The Baltic states and Poland have also seen a grim death toll due to the cold wave.
According to the report, northern and central parts of the country were also in grip of the cold wave, which is expected to be followed by floods in summer.
Cold wave prevailed in the hill state despite marginal rise in mercury as strong icy winds continued to sweep the region.
Cold wave is expected to move to Eastern Anatolia region as of Wednesday.
Meanwhile a new cold wave will effect to Turkey after Friday.
The cold wave is superior because of its speed, simplicity, efficiency and level of safety, although the timing of the treatment should be closely monitored.
Summary: Severe storms continued to batter Lebanon Wednesday, with weather forecasters expecting the cold wave to recede as of Thursday night.
NORTH HOLLYWOOD -- This week's record-breaking cold wave is causing the DWP's aging infrastructure to snap with more than 200 leaks reported, including a rupture Thursday night that flooded a home and opened a yawning crater in a neighborhood street.