SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh’s tourist destinations Kufri, Dalhousie and Shimla witnessed fresh snowfall while several other parts of the state received light to moderate rain, the meteorological department said.
Kufri received 10cm snowfall since Thursday and Dalhousie 5cm, Shimla MeT centre director Manmohan Singh said.
State capital Shimla also witnessed light snowfall.
Besides, Kalpa got 24.2cm snowfall, followed by Khara Pathar and Khadrala 15cm each, Janjheli 8cm, Sumdo and Theog 7cm each, Mashobra 5cm, Keylong and Bijahi 3cm each, Pooh, Kothi and Sarahan 2cm each, he added.
Banjar received 42mm rain, followed by Naina Devi 24mm, Gohar 18mm, Rampur 17mm, Baldwara 16mm, Kumarsen and Kotkhai 15mm each, Bhoranj 11mm, Pandoh and Sarkaghat 10mm each, Rohru and Chamba 9mm each, Karsog, Mandi, Arki, Hamirpur and Sundernagar 8mm each, Kandaghat, Dalhousie, Kasauli and Ghumarwin 7mm each, Kahu 6mm, Tissa, Jhandutta, Bharari and Jubbal 5mm each, he added.
Maximum temperatures were 2 to 3 degrees Celsius below normal. Una recorded the highest maximum temperature in the state at 21.2 degrees Celsius on Friday.
Lahaul-Spiti’s administrative centre Keylong recorded the lowest minimum temperature in the state at minus 10.3 degrees Celsius.
Kalpa recorded a low of minus 4.2 degrees Celsius, followed by Kufri at minus 1.8 degree Celsius and Dalhousie at minus 0.8 degrees Celsius.
The minimum temperature in Manali was 0.2 degrees Celsius, whereas in state capital Shimla it was 0.6 degrees Celsius.
The weatherman has forecast rain and snowfall in the middle and high hills, and thundershowers in the plains and low hills from till January 22 except January 19.





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