He said chances of snow in the higher reaches of Shimla, Kullu, Kinnaur, Lahaul-Spiti, Sirmaur and Chamba districts are high.
"After January 13, another western disturbance would affect the region from January 15, causing scattered to fairly widespread precipitation till January 16," the official added.
Keylong, headquarters of Lahaul-Spiti, was the coldest in the state recording a minimum temperature of minus 10.5 degrees Celsius.
Shimla recorded the night temperature at three degrees, a rise from Friday's 2.7 degrees, whereas Kalpa in Kinnaur district recorded a low of minus five degrees, Dharamsala 4.2 degrees and Kufri minus 0.5 degrees.
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