CHINA, May 23: Twenty-one people were killed when extremely cold weather struck during an ultramarathon on Saturday in rugged Gansu province in northwestern China, state media reported on Sunday, sparking public outrage over the lack of contingency planning.

DHAKA, Dec 29: At least 50 people have died in Bangladesh as cold weather continues to sweep across the country, officials said.

BARA, Dec 21: Amid growing cold in the district, several local units in Bara district have closed the community schools from this week.

OKHALDUNGA, Dec 15: Snowfall in the high hills in Okhaldunga has affected normal life in the district. Children, elderly people and cattle have been severely hit, according to Harikumar Magar, chairperson of the management committee of Grace Academy at Thade village. “Schools have been closed. The weather has fallen very hard on kids, elderly people as well as cattle,” he said.