Cold wave continues in Himachal Pradesh

Cold wave continues in Himachal Pradesh
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Shimla: Intense cold wave continued in Himachal Pradesh on Monday with temperatures in high-altitude areas staying between one and 9 degrees Celsius below the freezing point, Meteorological (MeT) Department officials said.

Tribal district Lahaul-Spiti's administrative centre Keylong continued to be the coldest place in the state with a low of minus 9.7 degrees Celsius, Shimla MeT centre director Manmohan Singh said.

Kinnaur's Kalpa recorded a minimum temperature of minus 1.6 degrees Celsius.

Manali recorded a low of minus 0.4 degrees Celsius.

The minimum temperatures in Kufri, Shimla and Dalhousie were 3.1, 5 and 5.6 degrees Celsius respectively.

The highest temperature in the state was recorded in Una at 23.6 degrees Celsius, Singh said.