Prediction of rain, snowfall in Himachal, Keylong shivers at freezing point

The meteorological department has predicted rain, snowfall in Himachal Pradesh in the coming days, whereas tribal district Lahaul-Spiti shivered at freezing point on Monday.

Rain may occur at isolated places of mid-hills, whereas snowfall is likely at some places of high hills of the state from October 22 to 24, Shimla MeT Centre director Manmohan Singh said.

Meanwhile, Lahaul-Spiti's administrative centre Keylong was recorded as the coldest place in the state with lowest temperature of 0.1 degree Celsius, he added.

The minimum temperature in another tribal district Kinnaur's Kalpa was three degrees Celsius.

The minimum temperatures in tourist places Manali, Kufri, Shimla and Dalhousie were 4.4, 7.6, 9.9 and 10 degrees Celsius respectively, he added.