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Cold wave conditions prevail in most parts of Himachal Pradesh

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

conditions continued to prevail in most parts of Himachal Pradesh, but day temperatures rose by a few notches in the high altitude tribal areas.

Keylong and Kalpa in tribal, Lahaul, Spiti and district registered maximum temperatures at 9 degrees Celsius and 9.6 degrees Celsius.

However, Una,which recorded a high of 20.8 degrees Celsius, was hottest in the region followed by Sundernagar 19.1 degrees Celsius, Solan19.0 degrees Celsius, Nahan17.5 degrees Celsius, Bhuntar16 degrees Celsius, Dharamshala15.4 degrees Celsius, Shimla 13.8 degrees Celsius andManali 11.8 degrees Celsius.

The high altitude tribal areas shivered under intense conditions and mercury stayed between minus 10 and minus 16 degrees Celsius while Keylong recorded a low of minus 4.6 degrees Celsius, followed by Manali 3.4 degrees Celsius and Kalpa 3.6 degrees Celsius, six degrees above normal.

Sundernagar, Bhuntar and Palampur shivered at 4.1 degrees Celsius, 4.5 degrees Celsius and 5 degrees Celsius while Una recorded a low of 5.3 degrees Celsius, followed by Dharamsala 6.2 degrees Celsius and Shimla 6.5 degrees Celsius and Nahan 8 degrees Celsius.

The sky remained partially overcast but there were no rains and the local Meteorological office has forecast dry conditions in the state till January 18.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 19:35 IST