Nagaland reels under severe cold wave

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Kohima, Jan 30(UNI) Nagaland is reeling under severe cold wave for the fifth day today with mercury hovering around two degree Celsius in Kohima town.

Official sources said sporadic drizzles in many parts of the state along with westerly winds from Tibet was the main cause of the dip in temperature.

Pfutsero town under Phek district, situated an altitude of 2,133 meters above sea level is witnessing zero degree Celsius. The Mount Saramati, situated above Pfutsero town at an altitude of 3,840 meters above sea level, is fully covered with snow for last two weeks.

Meanwhile, all the peaks of Puliebadze range, including Japfu peak, are wearing snow caps, which are visible from Kohima town.

Severe cold wave also swept all the district headquarters of the state and the temperature in the towns of plains were also below normal, sources said.

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