Shimla, Feb 13 (UNI) The difference between the minimum and maximum temperatures across Himachal Pradesh is widening with day temperatures rising due to bright sunshine and severe frost pulling night temperatures down, the met office said today.
Shimla town's night temperature at point seven degrees as compared to minus point seven degree Celsius recorded yesterday was about two degrees below normal, while the day temperature of 13 degrees was three degrees above normal.
Yesterday, the state capital had recorded a maximum temperature of 9.6 degrees.
Similarly, Sundernagar, Bhuntar and Dharamshala recorded minimum temperatures of minus point three, point two and 2.1 degrees respectively, while the day temperatures rose appreciably to 22.2, 17.3 and 17.2 degrees respectively.
The met office said the minimum temperature at Kalpa was minus 8.7 degrees, while the day temperature stood at 2.4 degrees.
The famous tourist resort of Manali in Kullu district was cold at minus 2.2 degrees, while the day temperature rose to 10.6 degrees.
The sky was mainly clear over the state with no report of any rain or snow from anywhere during the last 24 hrs.
The met office has forecast another bright day in the state in the next 24 hrs.
UNI AS HS MMS1848 Night temperatures continue to remain down following severe forst