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Manali shivers at minus 5 deg C after fresh snowfall

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

Himachal Pradesh's famed tourist place in district witnessed a fresh spell of snow, taking the temperature to minus five degrees Celsius, the meteorological department said.

The tourist place witnessed 2 cm more snowfall from 5.30 pm on Sunday till 8.30 am on Monday, MeT said.

Other tourist destinations of the hill state like Kufri in district and Dalhousie in district also saw acute cold wave conditions at freezing point. The minimum temperature at Kufri and Dalhousie remained minus 2.9 and

0 degree Celsius, respectively, he said.

Tribal district Lahaul and Spiti's administrative centre Keylong continued to be the coldest place in the state at minus 12 degrees Celsius, the said, adding the minimum temperature in another tribal district Kinnaur's Kalpa was minus 8.2 degrees Celsius.

The minimum temperature in state capital and Palampur was 1 degree Celsius each, Singh added.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 10:45 IST