Higher Himachal gets snow , lower hills rain

Shimla : The higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh received light to moderate snowfall Wednesday , while the mid and lower hills experienced rainfall breaking the long dry spell in the hill state .

The higher reaches of Lahaul , Spiti , Kinnaur , Bharmaur , Dodra Kwar were covered under a fresh blanket of snow . The Hatu peak overlooking Narkanda received the season’s first snowfall.

Solang valley mountains get fresh snow

The Rohtang pass and the seven sisters peaks in the Kullu valley received moderate snowfall .

But there was only rain in the popular resort towns of Shimla , Manali , Kufri , Narkanda , Chail , Kasauli among other places .

Shimla recorded a minimum temperature of 5.6 C .

The weather man has forecast wet weather at most places of the state until Friday .

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