Snowfall from February 6 to 8 again in Himachal Pradesh

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The Hush Post|03:40 pm|1-min-read

The Meteorological Department has predicted heavy snowfall and rains again in Himachal Pradesh from Feb 6 to 8. Tourists and residents have been advised not to venture out on the high hills as chances of breaking of road links are high.

Dr Manmohan Singh, Director, Meteorological Department, Shimla said, “The impact of the western disturbance will be largely seen in the state. On February 7, Narkanda, Chail, Kinnaur, Kufri, Shimla, Kalpa, Chamba, Lahaul-Spiti, Dalhousie and Manali are likely to receive snowfall. However, these towns had moderate snowfall last week.

Whereas, in the lower hills, Dharamsala, Palampur, Solan, Nahan, Bilaspur, Una, Hamirpur and Mandi towns are likely to see widespread rains.

According to a government official, the supply of essential commodities and transportation of people may get affected in remote areas of the state with heavy snowfall.

Meanwhile, on Monday, Shimla recorded a minimum temperature of 5.6 degrees Celsius, while it was minus 5 degrees in Kalpa, minus 0.6 degrees in Manali, 4.2 degrees in Dalhousie, 2.3 degrees in Kufri and 4.8 degrees in Dharamsala.

 

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