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WHITE BLANKET: People walk on a sludge-covered street after heavy snowfall draped Kaza town of Himachal Pradesh on Monday. There was no respite for the residents of the State from the biting cold. Cold wave conditions continue in many parts of north India.
WHITE BLANKET: People walk on a sludge-covered street after heavy snowfall draped Kaza town of Himachal Pradesh on Monday. There was no respite for the residents of the State from the biting cold. Cold wave conditions continue in many parts of north India.

Chilly winds sweep lower areas, Keylong remains coldest

Shimla: People of Himachal Pradesh had no respite from cold conditions on Monday with high reaches remaining under sub-zero temperatures and chilly winds sweeping lower areas.

Keylong, headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti district, with a night temperature of minus 9.7 degree Celsius remained the coldest place in the hill State, the Meteorological office said. High altitude Kalpa in Kinnaur district recorded a night temperature of minus 5.4 degree C, while it was 0.4 degree C in Kullu and 0.2 degree C in Sundernagar.

Cold winds swept Shimla and other lower areas.

The ‘queen of hills’ recorded a day temperature of 12.6 degree C, down. It was 8.1 degree C in Kalpa. — PTI


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