India's extreme cold weather

 
 
 
  • As thousands of homeless people sought places in temporary shelters, the unusual cold in throughout India has been attributed to dense fog which has obscured the sun and disrupted airports and trains, as well as icy winds from the snowy Himalayas to the north. (Dibyangshu Sarkar, AFP)
  • Indian villagers drink tea as they arrive at temporary camp in Kolkata. (Dibyangshu Sarkar, AFP)
  • A young Indian child looks out from within a blanket in a slum area of Kolkata. (Dibyangshu Sarkar, AFP)
  • Indian pilgrims dry their clothes. (Dibyangshu Sarkar, AFP)
  • More than 100 people have died of exposure as northern India deals with historically cold temperatures. (Dibyangshu Sarkar, AFP)
  • Anil Kumar Yadav, a daily wage worker, takes a bath early on a chilly morning in New Delhi. (Saurabh Das, AP)
  • Indians gather around a bonfire to keep warm on a cold and foggy morning in New Delhi. (Manish Swarup, AP)
  • Indian laborers drink tea to beat the cold at a roadside stall. Northern India deals with historically cold temperatures of 9.8 degrees, the lowest maximum temperature in the capital since 1969. (Manish Swarup, AP)
  • An Indian woman warms herself around a bonfire at Sangam. (Rajesh Kumar Singh, AP)
  • A homeless Indian girl is wrapped in a blanket as she sleeps on the ground on a cold morning in New Delhi. (Kevin Frayer, AP)
  • Indian laborers warm themselves on a fire in a market. (Kevin Frayer, AP)
  • An Indian man washes himself at an outdoor tap as another walks by wrapped in a shawl. (Kevin Frayer, AP)
  • Homeless people warm themselves near a fire as they sit under a flyover. (Channi Anand, AP)
  • A homeless Indian boy walks in barefeet after receiving new shoes from a local charity. (Kevin Frayer, AP)
  • A man warms himself by a fire as another wraps himself up with a blanket to keep out the cold. (Saurabh Das, AP)