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Himachal receives more snow

IANS  |  Shimla 

Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist destinations and received more snowfall on Saturday leading to a drop in temperatures by several notches.

A said services of state-run buses in upper Shimla, Chamba and districts were still hampered after Wednesday's heavy snowfall.

He said work to reopen roads was likely to be completed by Saturday evening.

While Shimla saw a light spell of snowfall, nearby places like and Narkanda experienced moderate snowfall, according to a

Snow could be seen in large areas of Shimla like the Mall Road, Ridge, and Jakhu Hills and would remian for a one-two days.

Picturesque tourist resort recorded 16 cm of snow, while it was 4 cm in Kalpa in district.

Manali, which saw a low of minus 5 degrees Celsius, experienced no snowfall along with its nearby popular skiing slopes Solang had mild spells of snow.

Shimla recorded a low of 0.8 degree Celsius, while it was minus 14 in Keylong, minus 7.2 in Kalpa and 3.4 in Dharamsala.

The said the western disturbances -- originating from in the and moving across the Afghanistan-region -- receded from the region and dry would prevail in the next few days.



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First Published: Sat, February 09 2019. 10:42 IST