Fresh snowfall in Himachal – Shimla, Manali wrapped up in snow again

SHIMLA- Himachal Pradesh’s capital Shimla and popular tourist resort Manali Wednesday got another spell of snowfall, turning the hill stations more picturesque.”Shimla and its nearby tourist spots have been receiving snowfall since this (Wednesday) morning,” an official of the meteorological office here told IANS. The residents of Shimla shivered as icy winds brought down the minimum temperature to 1 degree Celsius. It started to snow in Manali around midnight, much to the delight of those in the hospitality industry. The town saw a low of minus 0.8 degree Celsius.Shimla’s nearby tourist spots like Kufri and Narkanda and the ski slopes in Solang in upper Manali also experienced fresh spell of snowfall.

“High-altitude areas of Lahaul-Spiti, Chamba, Kullu, Kinnaur, Sirmaur and Shimla districts have been experiencing moderate to heavy snow,” said the official. ~ IANS

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