Himachal reeling under shivering cold, snow in Kufri-Manali

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Dharamshala: The entire Himachal state experiencing rain and snow for the past two days . Weather office of the state said that in is all due to latest Western Disturbance as a cyclonic circulation over Afghanistan & neighbourhood persists and now seen at 3.1 km above mean sea level. Which brought sudden drop down of the temperature with Lowest temperature recorded at Keylong as minus7.0 °C Kufri and Kalpa recorded minus 3.4 °C and Manali minus 1.6 °C, Highest temperature was recorded at Berthin= 16.0 oC clearly indicating the shivering conditions of Himachal.

Meteorological centre of the state issued warning for Wednesday with the prediction of Thunderstorm accompanied with hail & lighting at in many places and Heavy Rainfall/snowfall likely at isolated places.

Maximum Snowfall recoded in the state in past 24 hours , was at Kothi-45cm followed by Kufri-20, Khadrala-18, Dalhousie, Kalpa & Keylong-15, Shimla-14, Pooh-10, Gondla & Manali-8cm each, Theog-7, Sarahan and Udaipur-7cm each

Whereas Jhandutta recoded 30 MM of rain followed by Ghumarwin-25, Wangtoo-23, Baldwara & Jubbal-22 each, Seobagh-19, Rampur & Sarkaghat-18 each, Bhuntar, Pachhad & Kandaghat-17 each, Bharari, Bhoranj, Gohar & Rohru, Sangrah & Jubbar Hatti-16 each, Banjar, Arki &

Palampur-14 each, Bijahi, Aghar, Karsog, Sundernagar & Dharamshala-13 each, Naina Devi, Mandi, Solan & Berthin-12 mm each.

Meteorological centre also predicted wet and cold weather till 15 th of this month with slight dry interval on 9th and 10th January

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