Snowfall on high reaches of Himachal Pradesh


High reaches of Himachal Pradesh experienced snowfall and rain lashed down streams as it was mainly cloudy today.

The Met. office said that Keylong, headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti experienced one centimeter snowfall. Reports of snowfall on high reaches are coming as Seven sisters’s hills, Lady of Keylong, Goshal hill and Rohtang Pass experienced light to moderate snowfall.

Major tourist resorts like Dalhousie, Kufri, Manali and Narkanda reported intermittent snowfall. The vehicular traffic is smoothly flowing in the state but inclement weather conditions affected the normal life.

Nurpur in Kangra district had 6 mm rainfall, Kheri and Dalhousie 4 mm each and Saluni 3 mm.

Minimum temperature rise slightly in the state as Bharmour in Chamba district was recorded the coldest at minus 7 degrees, Keylong minus 2.7 degrees, Kalpa minus 1.8 degrees and Dalhousie 0.9 degrees.

Manali in Kullu district and Solan 3.5 degrees each, Shimla and Sundernagar 4 degrees, Bhuntar and Bilaspur 5 degrees each, Dharamshala and Hamirpur 6 degrees each, Nahan 7 degrees, Chamba and Palampur 8 degrees each and Kangra 9 degrees.

The Met. office forecast rain or snow in some parts of the state in next 24 hours and also warned of heavy snowfall in isolated parts.

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