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Temperature drops in northern India, snowfall in Himachal, Shimla records -4.4 ° C


Several high-altitude areas of Himachal Pradesh received snowfall on Tuesday and temperatures dropped in many places in northern India, including Haryana, Punjab and Delhi.

The minimum temperature in the national capital fell to 13 degrees Celsius, three less than Monday, according to IMD.

“Shimla registered -4.4 degrees Celsius and Manali registered -1.5 degrees Celsius. There has also been a drop of almost 10 degrees during the day. Higher regions like Kinnaur, Lahaul and Spiti may receive rain in the coming days, ”Manmohan Singh, Director of the Indian Meteorological Department in Himachal Pradesh, told ANI.

Due to heavy snowfall in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat and UP CM Yogi Adityanath were stranded in Kedarnath.

In Rajasthan, Mount Abu was recorded as the coldest place with four degrees Celsius.

On Sunday, most of the western Himalayas, including Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, received snowfall.

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South India was splattered with rain. IMD said Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and the Andhra Pradesh coast, with Tuticorin, Madurai, Ongole, Khozikode, Kanyakumari, Coonoor and Nellore, among other areas, received four centimeters or more of rain since Monday. The department has also forecast rain along with thunderstorms and lightning over Kerala, Lakshadweep, Tamil Nadu and other southern states.

The western Himalayas under the influence of the western unrest that cleared polluted air in the Delhi-NCR region are likely to receive isolated light from scattered rain or snow until 20 November.

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