The cold weather intensifies in Himachal; Manali and Kufri tremble at freezing temperatures

SHIMLA: Conditions intensified on Monday with the minimum temperature that fell below normal limits in many places, the weather department said. The high and medium hills may experience rain and snowfall on February 4 and 7, the Meteorological Office said.

The cold wave has intensified its grip ... The minimum temperature has plummeted 2 to 3 degrees below normal limits, while the maximum temperature has been set 1 to 2 degrees below average, said Manmohan Singh , Director of the Met Center, Shimla .

Tribal district Lahaul and Spiti's administrative centre remained the coldest place in the state at minus 15.6 degrees Celsius, Singh said.

recorded a minimum of minus 7.4 degrees Celsius, followed by Manali (minus 3.8), Kufri (minus 1.8) and Bhuntar (minus 0.3).

The minimum temperature in Dalhousie and Shimla was 1.8 and 2.5 degrees Celsius respectively, he added.

The warmest place in the state was Una, where the maximum temperature was set at 22.6 degrees Celsius.