Higher riches of Himachal Pradesh received a surprised snowfall today, whereas most of the lower region of the state received widespread rainfall.

With this fresh spell of snowfall and rain, temperature has again fallen to sub-zero at many places. The weather office here has forecast more snow and thundershowers till Friday.

Capital town Shimla was lashed by rain but nearby destinations, including Narkanda, Kufri, Khada Pathar have experienced mild snowfall. However, lower areas of the state including Dharamsala, Palampur, Solan, Nahan, Bilaspur, Una, Hamirpur and Mandi towns received moderate rains.