Cold waves grip high altitude areas of state

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Shimla
  • Updated: Oct 30, 2014 20:06 IST

The high altitude areas of the state are in the grip of cold waves as minimum temperature settled at sub-zero level at several places.

The meteorological centre in Shimla has predicted dry weather for next few days. However, the department has predicted snow and rain at high altitude areas on November 3. In last 24 hours, the day temperature, increased by minimum temperature in the state, was recorded at sub-zero level.

The minimum temperature in Keylong of Lahaul and Spiti district was recorded at 0.5°Celsius, while at some places it was below the freezing point.

In Shimla, the minimum temperature was recorded at 9.2°Celsius, Sundernagar at 7.9°Celsius, Bhuntar 7°Celsius, Kalpa 1.8°Celsius, Dharamsala 11.4°Celsius, Una 9.6°Celsius, Nahan 11.5°Celsius, Palampur 10.5°Celsius, Dalhousie 8.6°Celsius, Solan 7°Celsius, Chamba 8.1°Celsius, Manali 3°Celsius, Kangra 10.2°Celsius, Bilaspur 11.4°Celsius, Hamirpur 12.8°Celsius, and Mandi at 14.5°Celsius.

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