Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Snowfall in HP, cold wave continues

Himachal Vacation Travel News
MANALI: High altitude peaks of Kullu, Lahaul-Spiti, Chamba and Kinnaur experienced moderate snowfall on Tuesday bringing down the temperature in mid and lower hills.
Manali town too witnessed light snowflakes during evening time. Meteorological department Shimla has forecast of more snowfall in the state on February 3 and 4. However, it has prediction of clear sky on Wednesday and Thursday. People in Manali and Lahaul-Spiti, where taps and water sources are frozen for over three weeks, are worried with dark clouds hovering over the hills.
Keylong in Lahaul-Spiti had a cold night on Monday at minus 14.9 degrees Celsius. Kalpa in Kinnaur recorded lowest temperature of minus 5.5 degrees Celsius and it was minus 1.8 in Manali. Shimla, Dharamshala, Solan and Mandi recorded minimum temperatures of 1.3, 4.7, -0.6 and 6.6 degrees Celsius. Himachal has recorded an increase of 1 to 2 degrees Celsius in maximum temperature. Una was hottest place in the state at 25.2 degrees Celsius.

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