Politics Delhi shelter homes suffer from lack of beds, severe cold Updated : December 29, 2019 08:56 PM IST Given the intense winter, the shortage of space at shelters is causing human congestion as well as other issues. According to some estimates, over 10,000 homeless women are in the national capital. A 'code red' warning has been issued for Delhi and neighbouring areas by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) for Sunday, as the cold wave conditions are persisting in north India. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.