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Snow in high altitude areas of HP

Written by: Staff

Shimla, Apr 2 (UNI) Piercing coldwave conditions revivied in high altitude areas of Kinnuar, Kullu, Lahaul-Spiti and Chamba districts after a fresh spell of mild snowfall last night, even as day and night temperatures continue to soar in mid and lower hills of the state.

The tribal valleys of Lahaul, Spiti, Pangi, Bharmaur and higher hills of tribal Kinnaur district and Kullu district experienced intermittent mild snowfall last night, while the lower areas were lashed by light showers, making people reel under cold wave conditions.

Pangi valley in Chamba district was receiving intermittent snowfall since 1430 hrs, while Bharmaur area of the district was lashed by rain.

The minimum temperature stayed between minus seven and minus 15 degrees Celsius in the tribal districts, while the minimum temperature dipped to 0.8 degrees at Kalpa in Kinnaur district.

Shimla and its adjoining areas were greeted with bright sunshine today, while the day and night temperatures in mid and lower hills continued to soar.

The state capital recorded a night temperature of 12.4 degrees, while Sundernagar and Bhuntar recorded 14 and 11.2 degree Celsius respectively.

Kalpa in Kinnuar district also recorded eight mm of rain till 0830 hrs, the met office said.


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