Himachal sunny but freezing

Last Updated: Wed, Jan 02, 2013 10:20 hrs

Shimla, Jan 2 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Wednesday saw a sunny but chilly day with temperatures remaining well the freezing point at many places.

Keylong in Lahaul and Spiti was the coldest place with minimum temperature of minus 8.9 degrees Celsius, a Met department official told IANS.

Kalpa in Kinnaur district saw a low of minus 3.6 degrees and Manali minus three degrees. Dharamsala was warmer at 4.6 degrees.

The minimum temperature was 2.1 degrees Celsius in state capital Shimla, further down from Tuesday's 4.8 degrees.

The weather would remain dry till Saturday, said the official.

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