Shimla, Oct 27 (UNI) Coldwave conditions continued in the tribal districts of Kinnuar, Chamba and Lahaul Spiti in Himachal Pradesh even as temperatures recorded marginal increase in the mid and lower hills of the state during the last 24 hrs, the met office today said.
The minimum temperatures in the high altitude areas of the tribal districts were below freezing point with piercing coldwave conditions forcing residents to remain indoors despite a bright a sunny day today.
The met office said day and night temperatures have recorded a marginal increase due to clear sky for the past few days in other parts of the state after early snowfall in the higher areas and rains in the lower areas of the state last week.
The minimum temperature at Kalpa in Kinnuar district recorded a marginal increase of 0.8 degrees to stand at 2.5 degrees as against 1.7 degree recorded yesterday, it said.
The sky remained mainly clear over Shimla and other adjoining areas and the night temperature climbed to 11.1 degrees from 10.8 degree Celsius recorded yesterday, while Sundarnager and Bhuntar recorded night temperatures of 11.3 and 10.4 degree Celsius respectively.
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