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Shimla, Feb 10
Multiple western disturbances have been passing through in the past one month ,however have spell less rain or snow. Especially the mid and lower hills have been deficient from the nature’s wet blessing.

HP winter season continues to be mainly rain/snow deficient :IMD
This morning Light to moderate rain and snowfall occurred in few places of Kullu, Chamba, Lahaul-Spiti and Kinnaur district in past 24 hrs, however it was partly cloudy and mainly dry in rest of state.
Met Office said that Kothi ( Kullu) received 35 cm Snowfall Gondla (Lahaul Spiti) 25 cm, Keylong 23 cm, Hansa: 10 cm Kalpa (Kinnaur:) 7 cm, Pooh 2 cm, Khadrala (Shimla) 2.7, Shilaroo-2 cm. High reaches of Manali and Kullu received moderate spell of Snowfall.
District Administration Lahaul-Spiti warned that Manali-Leh National Highway (NH-003), Darcha Shinkula road Pangi Killar Highway ( SH – 26 ) & Kaza road (NH-505) is closed from Graphu to Kaza and Sumdo to Losar closed for all vehicles. Local people and tourists are advised to avoid unnecessary travel in case of snowfall.
Tourist resort Manali had 38mm rain, Seobagh 15.2 mm, Banjar-18.4 mm and Bharmaur (Chamba) 19 mm. Kufri, Shimla, Dalhousie and Dharmshala recorded two to three mm rain. Minimum temperature was normal to above normal in the state despite inclement weather and Snowfall on the high reaches. No major impact of the cold wave was felt in the mid and foothills.
Capital Shimla was 5.6 degrees and two degrees above normal Sundernagar 8.9 degree, Kalpa minus 0.4 degrees Dharamshala and Nahan 10, Una 8, Keylong -3.5, Solan 3.6,Manali 2 6, Kangra 14, Mandi 9, Bilaspur 8, Hamirpur 9.5, Chamba 9.3 Dalhousie 1.9, Jubbarhatti airport 8.6, Kufri 2.2 and Narkanda minus 0.2 degrees respectively.


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