The Rohtang Pass (13,050 feet), Kunzam and Saach passes, Pin-Parvati pass and other high altitude tribal areas received three to 5 cm of snow but temperatures remained low as strong velocity icy winds swept the region.
Keylong and Kalpa in tribal districts of Lahaul and Spiti and Kinnaur recorded minimum temperatures at minus 4.2 degree Celsius and minus 1 degree while key tourist resort of Manali shivered at freezing point and Bhuntar and Sundernagar recorded a low of 2.3 degree.
Solan and Chamba recorded minimum temperature at 3.1 degrees Celsius, Una 4.7 degrees Celsius, Shimla, Palampur and Dalhousie 5.1 degrees Celsius and Dharamsala and Nahan 7.2 degrees Celsius, two degree below normal.
All natural sources of water like lakes, springs, rivulets and 70 km stretch of Chandrabhaga River in high altitude tribal areas were frozen as mercury stayed between minus 8 and minus 13 degrees Celsius.
Una was hottest in the region with maximum of 24.4 degrees followed by Sundernagar 22.4 degrees, Bhunter 21.5 degrees, Solan 21.4 degrees, Nahan 18 degrees, Dharamsala 17.8 degrees, Shimla 15.4 degrees and Kalpa 12.4 degrees Celsius.


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