Shimla: With an overcast sky nipping day temperatures, the met department has forecast rain and snow over the next 48 hours.
Met director Manmohan Singh said that a western disturbance is going to affect the state, adjoining western Himalayan region and the plains.
Under influence of the disturbance, rain and snowfall is likely to occur at a few place over the next 48 hours said Singh.
While the maximum temperature is likely to drop by 2 to 3 degree Celsius during the period, the minimum temperatures would fall by 2 to 3 degrees Celsius, he added.
The disturbance would weaken between 5th and 6th March leading to mainly dry weather but would revive on 7th and 8th March, said the weatherman.