The Manali-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) has advised locals and tourists to take precaution while travelling in high hills, especially tourist resorts in the Manali region, as chances of snow avalanches is high.
Most of the prominent tourist towns like Shimla, Narkanda, Kufri, Manali and Dalhousie, located in mid-hills, may witness snowfall, he added.
Picturesque tourist resort Manali, some 250 km from Shimla, saw the minimum temperature at zero degree Celsius.
Keylong in Lahaul and Spiti district was the coldest place in the state with a low of -10.8 degree Celsius.
Shimla recorded the minimum temperature at 4.1, while it was minus 4.2 degree Celsius Kalpa in Kinnaur district, 2.1 in Kufri, 2.9 in Dalhousie (2.9) and 4.8 in Dharamsala.
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