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Fresh snowfall in Himachal Pradesh brings down temperature

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

Fresh snowfall in higher reaches and light rains in some parts of brought down temperature in several parts of the state, the Met department said.

Manali in district received 4 cm snowfall while Lahaul-Spiti's administrative centre Keylong and Kinnaur's Kalpa witnessed 12 cm snowfall each, the said.

Precipitation also occurred at many other places of the state during the last 24 hours, including Shimla, which received rain with hails, it said.

The minimum temperatures decreased by 1 to 2 degrees Celsius and maximum temperatures fell by 2 to 3 degrees Celsius during the last 24 hours, the said.

Keylong continued to be the coldest place in the state at minus 7 degrees Celsius while the minimium temperature in Kalpa and Manali was minus 4 degrees Celsius and minus 1 degrees Celsius respectively.

In Kufri, Dalhousie and Shimla, the minimum temperature was recorded as 2.2 degrees Celsius, 5.8 degrees Celsius and 7.2 degrees Celsius respectively.

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

First Published: Thu, March 21 2019. 18:40 IST
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