Shivering cold and dense fog has hit Kurigram district hard, disrupting the normal life of people.
Tuhin Mia, an officer of Razarhat Agriculture Weather observatory center, said they have recorded temperature of 11.4 degrees Celsius in Kurigram on Wednesday morning and the temperature may fall in the next days.
Vehicles have to move with headlights even in the daytime, and cold is forcing people to stay home.
The daily wage earners are the worst sufferer as they could not go out for work.
Some people were seen warming themselves in the morning after setting fire on husks beside the road.
Rahim Mia, a resident of Char Jatrapur area, said he had to work in his potato and paddy fields ignoring the bone-chilling cold since morning.
Moazzem Hossain, another resident of Sadar upazila, said they are feeling the shivering cold for the last couple of days.
Abdul Hye Sarkar, Disaster and Rehabilitation officer, said already 38,000 blankets have been allocated for nine upazilas of the district.