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Snow in higher reaches of HP, rain lashes lower areas

Last Updated: Sunday, November 15, 2009 - 21:40

Shimla: Higher reaches of Himachal
Pradesh on Sunday experienced a fresh spell of snowfall while rain
lashed the lower areas of the hill state.

Reports of fresh snowfall were received from higher
reaches of Chamba and Lahaul & Spiti districts. The higher
reaches of Chamba district, including Manimahesh, Jalsu pass
and Kugti pass experienced a fresh spell of snowfall last
night, reports said.

There was snowfall also in the high altitude areas of
the Lahaul-Spiti district.

The state capital registered a day temperature of 17.5
degree celsius as against yesterday`s 16.6 degrees, the Met
department said.

Temperatures also rose a bit in other parts of the
state despite widespread rain. While Sundernagar recorded a
day temperature of 24.4 degrees, it was 10.4 degrees in Kalpa
and 24.2 degrees in Una, the sources said.

The Met office has forecast rain/snow at isolated
places in the state tomorrow.

Bureau Report

First Published: Sunday, November 15, 2009 - 21:40
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