Snowfall in high reaches of Himachal

Shimla, Nov 25(Agency) Moderate spell of Snowfall is continuing in the high reaches of Kinnaur, Kullu and Lahaul Spiti district bring down the night temperature by one to two degrees below normal, the Met Office said. Kalpa in Kinnaur district had half feet or 15 cm snowfall since last night as dark clouds hovering over the sky in the state. High reaches of Kinnaur, Kullu and Lahaul Spiti district snowing in the state keeping the minimum temperature below freezing point.

Dhauladhar ranges of Kangra district, Manimehash and Sachpass of Chamba, Rohtang pass lady of Keylong Seven sisters hill Goshal hill Baralacha and Kunzum pass of Lahaul Spiti district, Kinner Kailash of Kinnaur, Churdhar of Shimla district got Moderate spell of Snowfall. Tourist resort Manali got 16 mm rain, Dharmshala in Kangra two mm and Bhuntar 1.6 mm in Kullu district and Dalhousie one mm. Minimum temperature of Keylong was minus 2.5 degrees, Kalpa minus 0.4 degrees, Manali 3.8 degrees, Kufri four degrees, Shimla 6.5 degrees, Dharmshala 6.8 degrees, Palampur and Solan 7.5 degrees each, Bhuntar 7.9 degrees, Sundernagar and Mandi nine degrees each, Una 9.7 degrees, Chamba degrees, Nahan 11 degrees, Hamirpur 11.2 degrees and Bilaspur and Kangra 11.5 degrees respectively.

The Met Office forecast rain and snow in many places in the high reaches and rain at many places in the mid-hills in next 24 hrs. Heavy Snowfall and rain may occur at mid and high reaches in isolated places, Met Office warned.