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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In the central regions, cold wave and dust storms are more risky than the extreme phenomena.
Our hope is that this decision [by the Cabinet] will provide support to our farmers in lifting the hardship caused by the lack of water and this year's cold wave," Chehayeb told reporters at a news conference.
With cold wave winter delights like Gajar Halwa (prepared with carrots and milk), Jalebee, boiled eggs, pakoras, soup and other were on high demand.
The bone chilling cold wave that has been sweeping across North India, and killed 11 homeless people in Delhi on Saturday.
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.
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.
The severe cold wave has claimed fifteen lives in the state so far.
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.
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.
Until early last week, the average kerosene price had set records for 10 weeks in a row on a cold wave this winter.