Shimla, Jan 12
Minimum temperature of Keylong was coldest of the season as it recorded minus 16.5 degrees. Also, tourist spots Kufri, Fagu,Narkanda and Shimla experience light to moderate snowfall and few places of Shimla and Solan district had rainfall over night however it was mainly dry in the morning, said the Met Office.
Minimum temperature of Kaza in Spiti valley was minus 25 degrees Celsius. Kalpa in Kinnuar minus 6.2 degrees, Manali minus 2.8 degrees, Kufri minus 1.6 degrees, Shimla 0.1 degrees, Bhuntar 0.5 degrees, Chamba 1.3 degrees and Dalhousie two degrees.
Jubbarhati and Sundernagar four degrees each, Mandi 4.2 degrees, Solan 4.9 degrees , Kangra five degrees, Hamirpur 5.5 degrees, Una six degrees, Dharamshala 6.2 degrees, Bilaspur 6.5 degrees, Nahan ten degrees and Ponta-Sahib 11.3 degrees respectively.
The Met Office recorded six centimeter snowfall at tourists resort Kufri, ten centimeter at Kharapather, Fagu, Kupvai and Dodra-Kawar and Five cms at Narkanda in Shimla.
Solan had ten mm rain, Jubberhati 9.7 mm, Ponta-Sahib in Sirmaur 7.8 mm and Shimla town five mm rain.
More than 300 roads are snowbound in the state including Hindustan-Tibet National highway in Kinnuar, Narkanda, Fagu, Kufri. On the other hand Border Road organization has cleared the snow from Sissu to North portal and South portal campus to Solang Nala on Keylong-ATR-Manali NH-3. District Administration said that snow is yet to be cleared from South portal campus to South Portal due to which traffic is still closed for all types of vehicles.
District Emergency Operation Centre Solan said that an incident of wall caving in occurred at Basant Colony Basal road near Shiv Mandir Chamba Ghat at 1930 yrs last evening. One person sustained injury and a house was damaged in the falling of a wall. The injured persons have been taken to Regional Hospital Solan for treatment.
DEOC Mandi informed that an incident of road accident occured at Aut Tunnel Pandoh under subdivision Sadar Mandi at 1700 hrs on Tuesday. Nine persons had minor injuries as all of them have been shifted to Civil Hospital Kullu for the treatment.
The Met Office forecast mainly dry weather in next 24 hrs