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Shimla sees coldest night of season

IANS  |  Shimla 

The capital of experienced the coldest night of the season so far at 3.8 degrees Celsius, the Meteorological department said on Thursday.

Temperatures remained below the freezing point at most places in the state, an of the Met department told IANS, adding it was likely to snow in the higher reaches.

Keylong, the district headquarter of Lahaul and district, was the coldest at a minimum temperature of minus 4.9 degrees Celsius.

Kalpa in district recorded a low of minus 0.6 degree Celsius, while the temperature was 7 degrees Celsius in Dharamsala and 3.4 degrees Celsius in Dalhousie.

The picturesque tourist resort of Manali saw a low of 0.8 degree Celsius.

"Most high hills in Kullu, Chamba, Shimla, and Lahaul and districts are likely to see snow on Thursday night," the added.

He said there were chances of strong western disturbances in the region on December 10, resulting in widespread snow and rain.



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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 13:20 IST