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Cold to intensify in Himachal with chances of snow, rain

IANS  |  Shimla 

An intense cold will intensify in as the forecast chances of more rainfall and snowfall in the state from Friday.

"A western disturbance is very likely to affect the Western region from November 9," an official statement said.

The western disturbances -- originating from and moving across the Afghanistan-region -- will be active in the region till November 13, a told IANS.

Most tourist hubs like Shimla, Narkanda, Kufri, Manali and Dalhousie, located in mid-hills, may witness rains but high-altitude areas like Kalpa and Chitkul in district and Keylong in district can have moderate snowfall, the weatherman added.

Meanwhile, Shimla, which has been witnessing sunny conditions, saw a low of 9.7 degrees Celsius. The maximum stayed at 19.9 degrees.

Manali in district, about 250 km from here, was cold at 0.6 degrees.

Keylong in Lahaul and district was the coldest place in the state at minus 6.5 degrees Celsius. It saw snow on November 4.

It was 3 degrees in Kalpa and 9 degrees in Dharamsala town.



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First Published: Wed, November 07 2018. 17:32 IST