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Himachal Pradesh likely to receive snowfall on New Year Eve


Press Trust of India Shimla
Himachal Pradesh is likely to witness snowfall on New Year Eve, the weather department said on Sunday.
Isolated places in plains and low hills of the state are also likely to receive rainfall on January 1 and 2, the weatherman added.
Minimum temperature in several parts of the state settled around two notches below the season's normal on Sunday, with Keylong recording a low of minus 11 degrees Celsius.
Manali, Solan, Bhuntar, Sundernagar and Kalpa shivered at sub-zero temperatures.
Kalpa in Kinnaur district registered a low of minus 1.6 degrees Celsius, while Manali and Sundernagar shivered at minus 2.6, minus 1 degrees Celsius respectively, the Meteorological Department said.
The minimum temperature in Solan and Bhuntar was recorded at minus 0.5 degree Celsius each, Kufri 1.2, Shimla 2.8 and Dalhousie 4.4 degrees Celsius respectively.
The Meteorological Department has forecast dense fog in isolated places of plains and low hills of the state for Monday.

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First Published: Dec 29 2019 | 6:40 PM IST

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