After snow, sunny Sunday in Shimla

Last Updated: Sun, Jan 19, 2014 09:10 hrs

Shimla, Jan 19 (IANS) A day after it got moderate snowfall, Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla and nearby tourist spots woke up to a sunny Sunday although the minimum temperature was 1.1 degree Celsius.

The meteorological office said the minimum temperature was slightly more than Saturday's 0.0 degree.

This was the season's significant snowfall this season. The snowy landscape will stay this way for about three more days, the Met office said.

Bharmour in Chamba district was the coldest place in the state with a low of 11 degrees below the freezing point.

Keylong in Lahaul-Spiti district recorded a low of minus 9.1 degrees Celsius, while it was minus 3.6 degrees in Kalpa in Kinnaur district and minus 2.6 degrees Celsius in Manali.

Dharamsala, headquarters of the Tibetan government-in-exile, registered 5.2 degrees.

According to the weather office, western disturbances will be active again after Tuesday, resulting in more snowfall and rains.

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