Dharamshala: The entire Himachal state is experiencing rain and snow for the past two days. Weather office says that it is all due to latest Western Disturbance as a cyclonic circulation over Afghanistan & neighbourhood persists and now seen at 3.1 km above mean sea level. Where temperatures have dropped in the entre mountain belt, the lowest temperature at – 7 degree Celsius was recorded at Keylong, the district head quarter of Lahaul-Spiti. Kufri and Kalpa recorded minus 3.4 °C and Manali minus 1.6 °C. Highest temperature was recorded at Berthin= 16.0 oC clearly indicating the shivering conditions of Himachal.
Meteorological centre of the state has issued a warning for Wednesday with a forever for thunderstorm accompanied with hail & lighting at in many places and Heavy Rainfall/snowfall likely at isolated places.
Maximum Snowfall recoded in the state in past 24 hours , was at Kothi-45cm followed by Kufri-20, Khadrala-18, Dalhousie, Kalpa & Keylong-15, Shimla-14, Pooh-10, Gondla & Manali-8cm each, Theog-7, Sarahan and Udaipur-7cm each
Whereas Jhandutta recoded 30 MM of rain followed by Ghumarwin-25, Wangtoo-23, Baldwara & Jubbal-22 each, Seobagh-19, Rampur & Sarkaghat-18 each, Bhuntar, Pachhad & Kandaghat-17 each, Bharari, Bhoranj, Gohar & Rohru, Sangrah & Jubbar Hatti-16 each, Banjar, Arki &
Palampur-14 each, Bijahi, Aghar, Karsog, Sundernagar & Dharamshala-13 each, Naina Devi, Mandi, Solan & Berthin-12 mm each.
Meteorological centre also predicted wet and cold weather till 15 th of this month with slight dry interval on 9th and 10th January.