Warm spell continues in Shimla

Shimla : Reeling under a burst of warmth in winter the popular tourist destination of Shimla recorded yet another warm day Sunday with the maximum temperature climbing up to 20.7 almost 6.5 notches above normal .The minimum rose to 12 C earlier in the morning , which is 5.5 notches above normal .

Even Manali another popular tourist destination of Himachal Pradesh had a warm day Saturday at 18 C followed by cold night with the mercury dipping to 3.6 C .

While it fell to below freezing -0.6 in Keylong the maximum here settled at 10 C .

Rain or show would occur at one or two places over Jammu & Kashmir during the next 24 hours due to a western disturbance .

No significant change is likely to occur in temperatures during the next 24 hours in northwest India but will drop by 2 to 3 notches after that .

Shallow fog may occur over parts of Punjab , Haryana, Delhi , Uttar Pradesh , Bihar and Jharkhand .

Photo By: Paul Simpson

In a 20 year career published widely. He has worked for the BBC, AFP, The Statesman, IANS and the Business Standard . Known for his hard hitting writing and occasional off-beat stories. He lives in Shimla.

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