An unidentified old man sleeping on the footpath in Shahjahanpur was found dead yesterday morning. Most likely, he died of cold as his woollen clothes were inadequate, in charge of Rajghat police station Dilip Yadav said.
The body had been sent for post-mortem and details would be known only after getting the report, he said.
Meanwhile, the MeT here said that the night temperature fell appreciably in Faizabad and Allahabad divisions, lowered in Varanasi, Kanpur, Lucknow and Jhansi divisions, and rose appreciably in Meerut division. The MeT department had forecast dry weather in the state over the next two days.

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