Snow in higher reaches of HP, rain lashes lower areas
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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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