North Maha shivers, Dhule coldest at 6.8 DC

North Maha shivers, Dhule coldest at 6.8 DC
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North Maharashtra shivered as minimum temperatures dipped across the region with Dhule city being the coldest at 68 degree Celsius, officials said on Tuesday

Nashik: North Maharashtra shivered as minimum temperatures dipped across the region with Dhule city being the coldest at 6.8 degree Celsius, officials said on Tuesday.

Nashik, the largest city in the region comprising five districts, recorded a temperature at 8.5 degree Celsius yesterday evening.

"Jalgaon, Nandurbar and Ahmednagar districts in the region also recorded low temperatures", a Met official said, adding that there would be no respite from the cold wave-like conditions for the next few days.

Farmers in Nashik district, called as the Wine Capital of India, expressed apprehensions that cold weather might damage grapes.

Residents of these cities are fighting cold by lighting bonfires and putting on woollens. In Nashik, citizens are seen enjoying gentle sunlight by relishing hot tea at roadside kiosks.

The sale of sweaters, woollen caps and blankets has also gone up.

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