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Temperatures rise across Himachal, snow likely

IANS  |  Shimla 

The hills of on Wednesday saw a marginal rise in temperatures due to a dry spell, but the Met has forecast rain and snowfall over the next two days till Friday.

"There are chances of rainfall and snow till February 1," told IANS.

He said the western disturbances -- originating from and moving across the Afghanistan-region -- would be active in the region.

Most of the prominent tourist towns like Shimla, Narkanda, Kufri, Manali and Dalhousie -- located in mid-hills -- might see snowfall, he added.

Keylong in district was the coldest place in the state with a low of minus 14 degrees Celsius against Tuesday's minus 16.2 degrees.

The state capital recorded a minimum at 2.2 degrees. It saw a rise of 1.4 degrees from Tuesday.

Kalpa in district recorded a low of minus 6.6 degrees Celsius, while it was minus 2.4 degrees in Manali, 3.4 degrees in Kufri, 1.3 degrees in Dalhousie and 2.2 degrees in Dharamsala, where the Dalai Lama lives.

--IANS

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First Published: Wed, January 30 2019. 10:46 IST
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