Rain, snow lash Himachal Pradesh

April 5th, 2008 - 9:47 pm ICT by admin  

Shimla, April 5 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh continued to be in the grip of a cold wave Saturday as more rain lashed the state while the higher reaches of the state witnessed snowfall. Shimla saw rain accompanied by strong cold winds dipping the minimum temperature to 7.4 degrees Celsius while the maximum temperature was 11.7 degrees.

The unseasonal rain and hail has apple farmers worried as the trees are in full bloom.

The upper reaches of the tribal belt of Lahaul & Spiti and Kinnaur witnessed light to moderate snowfall, further intensifying the cold across the hill state.

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