Shimla : It was the coldest night of the season in Shimla so far with water freezing at several places as the mercury fell to 1 C , two notches below normal, even as it was a sunny and breezy day today .
Entire Himachal Pradesh continues reel under severe cold , the popular tourist destination of Manali recorded a minimum of minus 1 .
In tribal Kinnaurâ€™s Kalpa the mercury fell to minus 4.5 C while Keylong in the Lahual valley had a minimum of minus 7 C .
The weather man has forecast dry weather in the state until Christmas .
In neighbouring Jammu & Kashmir , Srinagar recorded a minimum of minus 1.4 C . Arctic like conditions continued to prevail in Leh where the mercury fell to minus 16 C , the weather man said .
In Dehardun , capital of Uttarakhand the minimum temperature today was 3 .7 C , three notches below normal .