Cold wave conditions ease in Himachal`s lower hills
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Last Updated: Tuesday, January 05, 2010, 21:51
Shimla: Cold wave conditions eased in the Queen of the Hills and in the lower hills of Himachal Pradesh today even as high-altitude Lahaul-Spiti reeled under sub-zero temperatures.

The state capital experienced a sunny day and the minimum rose to 5.6 degree celsius from yesterday's 2.1 degrees, the Met office said.

Elsewhere in the state Sundernagar recorded a minimum temperature of 2.7 degrees while it was 1.2 degrees in Bhuntar.

Kalpa, in Kinnaur district, recorded a low of 4.3 degrees while it was five degrees in Mandi and 6.6 degrees in Nahan, the Met office said.

Keylong, the district headquarters of Lahaul-Spiti, was the coldest place in the state with a night temperature of minus 11.6 degrees.

The Met office has forecast mainly dry weather in the lower areas while there could be rain or snow in isolated places in the higher reaches tomorrow.


First Published: Tuesday, January 05, 2010, 21:51

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