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Himachal freezes with more snow, rain

IANS  |  Shimla 

The minimum temperatures in remained below freezing point on Tuesday as the state received more rain and snow, the office said.

The state capital recorded the minimum temperature at 2 degree Celsius, an of the here told IANS.

Kalpa in district saw 7 cm in the past 24 hours, the state's highest.

Keylong in Lahaul and district was the coldest in the state with a minimum temperature of minus 10.2 degrees Celsius, while it was 0.8 degree in Dalhousie, minus 2.6 degree degrees in Manali, minus 2.9 degrees in Kufri and 3.2 degrees in Dharamsala.

Manali and Dalhousie towns saw 2 cm and 4 cm snow, respectively.

The Met department said western disturbance - a storm system originating from the Mediterranean-region and moving across the Afghanistan-region - would be active again in the region till February 27 with chances of more and rainfall.

--IANS

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First Published: Tue, February 26 2019. 11:36 IST
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