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Intense cold snap forces homeless to seek refuge

Reuters moved this nice package Thursday by Reuters photojournalist Adnan Abidi on the homeless seeking shelter due to the intense cold in New Delhi.

Adnan Abidi / Reuters

A homeless woman adjusts a bed inside a shelter for homeless women and children managed by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) in New Delhi, Dec. 28. An intense spell of cold weather has forced hundreds of homeless to seek refugee in the shelters.

Adnan Abidi / Reuters

A homeless man waits for his bed allotment inside a night shelter managed by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) in the old quarters of Delhi, January 3. An intense spell of cold weather has forced hundreds of homeless to seek refugee in the shelters. Temperatures have dipped to 38.66 Fahrenheit and reports say at least two people in the capital have died so far this winter.

Adnan Abidi / Reuters

A homeless boy goes through a checkup by a doctor inside a shelter for homeless women and children managed by an NGO in New Delhi, Dec. 28.

Adnan Abidi / Reuters

Homeless men sleep inside a night shelter managed by an NGO in the old quarters of Delhi, January 3, 2011. An intense spell of cold weather has forced hundreds of homeless to seek refugee in the shelters.

Adnan Abidi / Reuters

A homeless woman holds a glass to get tea inside a shelter for homeless women and children managed by an NGO in New Delhi, Dec. 31, 2010.

Adnan Abidi / Reuters

A homeless man sleeps outside a fully-occupied night shelter managed by an NGO in the old quarters of Delhi, Jan. 3, 2011.