cold spell


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a spell of cold weather

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Climatological effect of RRWPs on (a) winter cold spell durations and (b) summer hot spell durations.
The cold spell lasts for about three months with occasional snowfalls.
Dumka (Jharkhand) [India], Dec 18 ( ANI ): A 40-year-old para-teacher, who was protesting outside a state minister's residence in Dumka, died on Monday night after allegedly falling victim to the cold spell.
"Personally, I have seen a surge in cases of diseases like pneumonia in cattle and poultry because of the cold spell. This means farmers have to spend more on drugs and treatment to save their animals.
Citizens are advised to keep warm during this period of cold spell. (CNA image)
Lewis Torres with Emily Johnson and their four week old baby Lucas from Kirkby who have been left with no heating or hot water for over a week in the cold spell. Photo by Colin Lane
It's unlikely to be as intense or as prolonged as the last cold spell. Nevertheless, it brings the possibility of snow, frost and a late season chill."
Traders were monitoring a cold spell setting in across Europe and the Black Sea region, though reaction was limited as snow cover was seen protecting crops for now in areas facing the most severe temperatures.
According to Delyn MP David Hanson, the LL18 and LL19 postcodes in his constituency now qualify for the period from 26 February to March 4, and he said "more areas may follow if the cold spell persists".
The cold spell is expected to last until the weekend, according to Meteo France, the national weather service, which indicated that there have been only two other similar cold waves since 1971.
The cold spell of weather is expected to hit at the end of the week.
The same cold spell in Quirino province saw the mercury drop to 17 degrees C at Nagtipunan town, and 18 degrees C in Maddela and Cabarroguis towns at 6:30 a.m.
According to local media, as many as 12 people have so far died in three northern Bangladesh districts due to the cold spell.
One weather forecaster dubbed the coming cold spell "one that would give a real sense of winter."