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