Manali, Kinnaur, Lahaul-Spiti shiver with freezing temperatures in HP

Shimla, Dec 1 (PTI) Manali, Lahaul-Spiti and Kinnaur shivered with freezing temperatures in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday as chilly winds kept blowing in most parts of the hill state, the meteorological department said.

Tribal district Lahaul-Spiti's administrative centre Keylong continued to be the coldest place with the lowest temperature in the state at minus 12.3 degrees Celsius, Shimla MeT Centre Director Manmohan Singh said.

The minimum temperature in another tribal district Kinnaur's Kalpa was minus 3.4 degrees Celsius, whereas Manali, the popular tourist destination in Kullu district, recorded minus one degrees Celsius, he said.

The minimum temperatures in Kufri, Shimla and Dalhousie remained 3.7, 5.2 and 5.3 degrees Celsius respectively, Singh added.

The highest temperature in the state was recorded in Una at 23.2 degrees Celsius, he added. PTI DJI HDA hda