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At minus 2 degrees, Himachal Pradesh`s Keylong shivers

Last Updated: Sunday, November 3, 2013 - 17:19

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh witnessed a sunny but chilly day on Sunday with temperatures in many areas staying below freezing point.

"It was a bright, sunny day across the state with chances of rain and snow at some places in the state from November 05 to 07," an official of the meteorological office told a news agency.

He said Keylong, headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti, was the coldest with a minimum temperature of minus two degrees Celsius.

Kalpa in Kinnaur district was close to the freezing point at 0.2 degrees, while the temperature was 2 degrees in Manali and 15.2 degrees in Dharamsala.

Shimla`s night temperature was 7.2 degree Celsius.

The Met Office has forecast snow and rain across the state due to active western disturbance from November 05.

Western disturbance is a term used for a storm system that generates in the Mediterranean and brings rain or snow in the northwestern parts of the Indian subcontinent.

First Published: Sunday, November 3, 2013 - 17:19

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