The Hush Post|02:05 pm| 2-min-read
Popular tourist destinations Shimla, Manali and Dalhousie received another spell of overnight snowfall on Sunday.
Shimla and Keylong saw 3.5 cm and nine cm of snow, respectively. Dalhousie in Chamba district saw 30 cm of snow.
Kufri, Chail, Fagu and Narkanda experienced mild snowfall.
Likewise, and Solang in Manali, and Kalpa in Kinnaur also saw fresh snowfall.
Traffic beyond Dhalli to Kufri and upper Shimla has been closed. HRTC has diverted bus service to Rampur and Kinnaur via Basantpur.
Internal road links in most of the snow-bound areas are closed.
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Dry weather from Monday
Meteorological office director Manmohan Singh told IANS that snowfall occurred in Shimla, Kullu, Kinnaur, Lahaul-Spiti and Chamba districts.
“The higher reaches have experienced moderate to heavy snowfall, while lower hills were lashed with rain,” he said.
However, the Met Office has forecast dry weather from Monday.
The minimum temperature in Shimla was recorded at 0.2 degree Celsius, whereas Keylong in Lahaul-Spiti district was the coldest place in the state at minus 11 degree.
It was 2.2 degrees Celsius in Dharamsala, minus 4.8 degree Celsius in Kalpa and minus 1.6 degree Celsius in Manali.