The cold wave in the state has intensified with the fresh snowfall on the high reaches in the tribal district of Lahaul-Spiti and Kinnaur.
Most of region of the Lahaul-Spiti, Kinnaur, Bharmour and Pangi have been reeling under severe cold. There were reports of a light snowfall at the Rohtang Pass as well though vehicular movement on this route is still open.
The minimum temperature recorded were – Keylong -2.9°C, Kalpa 0.1°C, Solan 1.4°C, Manali 1.6°C, Bhuntar 1.8°C, Sundernagar 3.1°C, Mandi 3.9°C, Una 5.0°C, Shimla 5.9°C.
As per the forecast by the Meteorological Department, there could be more snowfall during the next 24 hours.