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Manali, Kufri shiver at sub-zero temperature in Himachal

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

Tourist destinations of and Kurfi in are shivering at sub-zero temperatures, the Meteorological (MeT) Department said Tuesday.

The minimum temperature in was minus 3.4 degrees Celsius and minus 0.8 degrees Celsius in Kufri, said Manmohan Singh, Meteorological Centre, Shimla.

However Keylong in Lahaul and Spiti continued to be the coldest place in the state, with minimum temperature at minus 10.8 degrees Celsius. The minimum temperature in Kalpa was minus 6.8 degrees Celsius during the period, he added.

The MeT department Tuesday forecast more snowfall and rain in several parts of the state from January 10-12.

Fresh western disturbance is likely to affect the western region and adjoining plains of from January 10, it said.

Under its influence, light to moderate snowfall and rains are very likely to occur at few places in the state on January 10 and most places by January 11 and 12, Singh said.

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 18:40 IST