Hill resorts of Himachal Pradesh to receive snowfall


Shimla: The hill resort towns of  Shimla, Kufri, Manali and Dalhousie may receive snowfall over the next two days, according Met office forecast on Wednesday.

According to reports, the hills of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday witnessed a marginal rise in temperatures due to a dry spell, although the next two days might bring in cold wave condition to the state.

Met office sources said the western disturbances, storm systems originating from Caspian Sea and moving across the Afghanistan-Pakistan region, would be active in the region.

The sources said most of the prominent tourist towns like Shimla, Narkanda, Kufri, Manali and Dalhousie, located in mid-hills, might experience snowfall.

Keylong in Lahaul-Spiti district was the coldest place in the state with a low of minus 14 degrees Celsius against Tuesday’s minus 16.2 degrees.

The state capital recorded a minimum at 2.2 degrees. It saw a rise of 1.4 degrees from Tuesday. The temperature in Dharamsala registered  2.2 degrees where Dalai Lama lives.

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