Manali shivers at -5 degree Celsius after fresh snowfall
Manali in Kullu district witnessed a fresh spell of snow, taking the temperature to minus five degree Celsius, the meteorological department said. Himachal Pradesh's famed tourist place witnessed 2cm more snowfall from 5.30 pm on Sunday till 8.30 am on Monday, Shimla MeT centre director Manmohan Singh said. The minimum temperature in state capital Shimla and Palampur was 1 degree Celsius each, Singh added.
Keylang continues to be the coldest place in the state
Other tourist destinations of the hill state like Kufri in Shimla district and Dalhousie in Chamba 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, Singh said. Tribal district Lahaul and Spiti's administrative centre Keylang continued to be the coldest place in the state.
Keylang recorded -12 degrees, Kalpa was at -8.2 degrees
Keylang, 126 km north of Manali and 120 km from the Indo-Tibetan border, recorded a minus 12 degree Celsius, the official said, adding the minimum temperature in another tribal district Kinnaur's Kalpa, 382.7 km from Keylang, was minus 8.2 degrees Celsius.