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Light snowfall in higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh

Rohtang Pass, Baralacha Pass, Shinkula Pass and Kunzum Pass receive light to moderate snowfall

Light snowfall in higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh

The mid-hills are likely to witness snowfall and rainfall in isolated areas on January 30 and 31 while weather would remain dry in lower hills and plains till January 31, the local MeT office said. File Photo



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Shimla, January 23

Higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh received light snowfall, on Friday, ending the prolonged dry spell in some areas.

According to the local meteorological (MeT) department, light snowfall was received at the north portal of Atal Tunnel in Kullu district, Bharmour and Pangi in Chamba.

Light to moderate snowfall was received in Rohtang Pass, Baralacha Pass, Shinkula Pass and Kunzum Pass, it said.

Higher hills of the state are very likely to witness snowfall in isolated areas till January 31. Weather would remain dry in the mid-hills till January 29.

The mid-hills are likely to witness snowfall and rainfall in isolated areas on January 30 and 31 while weather would remain dry in lower hills and plains till January 31, the local MeT office said.

Meanwhile, the weather was partly cloudy and hazy across Himachal Pradesh on Friday. Dense fog was witnessed in lower hills and plains.

The minimum temperature in the state’s summer capital Shimla on Friday morning was 3.4°C.

Dharamshala, the winter capital of Himachal, recorded 6.2°C, while popular tourist destinations Manali and Dalhousie recorded a low of -2.3°C and 2.7°C, respectively.

The minimum temperature in Shimla’s Kufri was 0.1°C, Bilaspur 5.9°C, Solan 2.2°C and Mandi recorded 4.9°C.

Kukumseri village in Lahaul and Spiti was the coldest with a low of -4.9°C, while Sundernagar in Mandi was the hottest as it recorded 19.3°C maximum temperature. 

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