Shimla, Manali Freeze at Sub-Zero Temperatures

SHIMLA- Himachal Pradesh’s popular tourist destinations Shimla and Manali continued to remain in the grip of severe cold wave as the temperature on Thursday plummeted below the freezing point. Shimla recorded a minimum temperature of minus 0.5 degree celsius, the town’s lowest for the season, Manali recorded minus four degrees Celsius.

The Met department forecast Western Disturbances – storm systems originating from the Caspian Sea and moving across the Afghanistan-Pakistan region – would start withdrawing Thursday and would become active again Jan 20, bringing more rain and snowfall in the region. ~ IANS

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