Shimla sizzles at 22.5 C , 9 degrees above normal

Shimla : The warm spell is continuing in Shimla and other hill stations of Himachal Pradesh with another nicely warm winter day expected Tuesday despite some traces of clouds .

On Monday the mercury rose to a high of 22.5 C , a whopping 9.4 degrees C above normal while the minimum early Tuesday was 8.5 C , at least 4 notches above normal .

Kalpa in tribal Kinnaur saw a maximum of 18.3 C , some six degrees above normal .
Manali recorded a maximum of 17.4 C but experienced a chilly night at 1.4 C .

The weather this week is likely to be dry over Himachal , Jammu & Kashmir , Uttarakhand and other parts of northern India , the weather man said .

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