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Posted at: Jan 17, 2019, 2:25 PM; last updated: Jan 17, 2019, 2:26 PM (IST)

Fresh snow in high reaches brings mercury down in HP

Fresh snow in high reaches brings mercury down in HP
The minimum temperature in Shimla was 3.2 degrees Celsius on Thursday. Tribune file

Shimla, January 17

Fresh snow in some high reaches brought down the minimum temperatures in most parts of the state on Thursday, the Meteorological department said.

Keylong, the administrative centre of the tribal district of Lahaul and Spiti, continued to be the coldest place in the state at minus 10 degrees Celsius. It received 3 cm snowfall from 5.30 pm on Wednesday to 8.30 am on Thursday, Shimla MeT centre Director Manmohan Singh said.

The mercury settled at minus 3.8 degrees Celsius in tribal Kinnaur district’s Kalpa, which received 0.4 cm snowfall during the period.

The minimum temperature in Manali of Kullu district was minus 0.6 degree Celsius while it was zero degree Celsius in Chail, 0.9 degree Celsius in Kufri, 1.7 degrees Celsius in Dalhousie, 2.7 degrees Celsius in Chamba and 3.2 degrees Celsius in Shimla on Thursday, around four notches down from Wednesday, the weatherman said. PTI

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