Prediction of rain, snowfall in Himachal Pradesh from Jan 3

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Shimla, Dec 30 (PTI) The Meteorological Department has forecast rain and snowfall in Himachal Pradesh from January 3 to 5. The Shimla MeT Centre has predicted rainfall in plains and low hills, and rain and snowfall in mid and high hills of the state from Sunday to Tuesday. Meanwhile, the weather remained dry in the state in the last 24 hours, Shimla MeT centre director Manmohan Singh said. Keylong, Kalpa, Manali, Dalhousie and Kufri shivered at sub-zero temperature on Wednesday, Singh said. Tribal district Lahaul-Spiti's administrative centre Keylong remained the coldest place in the state at minus 12.7 degrees Celsius, he said. Kalpa in Kinnaur district recorded a low of minus 5.6 degrees Celsius, he added. Manali, Dalhousie and Kufri recorded a low of minus 2.6, minus 2 and minus 1.2 degrees Celsius respectively. The minimum temperatures in Sundernagar, Solan, Bhuntar and Chamba were recorded at minus 1, minus 0.6, minus 0.2 and minus 0.1 degrees Celsius respectively. Shimla recorded a low of 0.9 degree Celsius. PTI DJI AAR