Himachal below freezing point as snowfall continues

SHIMLA- More snowfall in the picturesque tourist resorts of Manali and Kalpa and the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh Thursday kept the temperatures below freezing point. However, there was widespread rainfall in the low and mid hills, said an official.The chill would extend over the weekend as snow and thundershowers would continue in the state till Friday.The minimum temperature in Shimla, which received 4.6 mm rain, was recorded at minus 0.2 degree Celsius.Popular tourist resort Manali, which received 13 cm snow and 20 mm rain, recorded the night temperature at minus 1.4 degrees Celsius. Shimla’s nearby tourist spots Kufri and Narkanda also received fresh spell of snowfall. ~ IANS

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