Fresh snowfall in Himachal, Dalhousie records temperatures below zero

SHIMLA: Popular tourist destination Dalhousie witnessed sub-zero temperatures on Thursday following fresh snowfall in the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh, while other parts of the state saw light rain, the Meteorological (Met) Department said.

The minimum temperature in Dalhousie of Chamba district was recorded at minus 0.1 degree Celsius as it received 5 cm snowfall from Wednesday 5.30 pm to Thursday 8.30 am, the Met centre in Shimla said.

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Tribal district Lahaul and Spiti's administrative centre Keylong and Kinnaur's Kalpa witnessed 15 cm and 6 cm snowfall respectively during the period, it added.

Keylong continued to be the coldest place in the state, recording a low of minus 8 degrees Celsius, while the minimum temperature in Kalpa was minus 2 degrees Celsius.

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The minimum temperature in both Manali and Kufri was recorded at 1 degree Celsius, while that in state capital Shimla was 5.5 degrees Celsius.

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