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Cold wave conditions prevail in most parts of HP

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

today swept most parts of with minimum temperatures further dropping in high-altitude areas of the state.

Keylong, Manali and Kalpa recorded a low of minus 7.6 degrees Celsius, minus 3 degrees Celsius and minus 1.6 degrees Celsius.

Temperatures in high-altitude and other higher hill areas stayed between minus 12 and minus 20 degrees Celsius, the office said.

Bhuntar, Sundernagar and Solan shivered at minus 1.5 degrees Celsius, 0.1 degrees Celsius and 1 degrees Celsius while Una and Shimla recorded minimum temperatures at 2.6 degrees Celsius and 2.8 degrees Celsius.

Palampur, Nahan and Dharamshala recorded a low of 5.2 degrees Celsius, 6 degrees Celsius and 6.4 degrees Celsius, three degrees below the normal.

Natural sources of water froze in high-altitude areas, drastically reducing discharge in snow fed Sutlej, Beas and Ravi rivers.

The maximum day temperature at Unawas 22.6 degrees Celsius, followed by Sundernagar20.7 degrees Celsius, Bhuntarand Solan 18.2 degrees Celsius, Nahan 17.8 degrees Celsius, Dharamsala and Manali 14.8 degrees Celsius and Shimla 14.4 degrees Celsius.

The local office has predicted dry in the region over the next six days up to January 19.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 21:10 IST
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