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IMD issues warning of heavy snowfall, rain in HP

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

The Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warning of heavy snowfall and rain in the high and the mid hills of Himachal Pradesh, an said Wednesday.

A fresh western disturbance is likely to affect the western region and adjoining plains of northwest from January 10, MeT Centre, Shimla, said.

Snowfall and light to moderate rains are likely to occur at most places in the state from January 10 to 12, he said.

Meanwhile, Manali in district continued to reel under severe cold wave conditions, with a minimum temperature of minus 4 degrees Celsius, he added.

Lahaul and Spiti's administrative centre Keylong continued to be the coldest place in the state with a low of minus 11 degrees Celsius, he said adding that the minimum temperature in Kinnaur's Kalpa was minus 7 degrees Celsius.

Minimum temperatures in Shimla and Kufri were recorded at 3.4 degrees Celsius and 0.7 degree Celsius, respectively.

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 21:06 IST