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Dry spell raises temperatures in Himachal hills


July 18th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 18 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh were warm again Wednesday as monsoon remained elusive, with the state's Paonta Sahib town recording a high of 39 degrees ... Read more...

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Warming Himachal hills portend rains?


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 3 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday were warm due to the continuing dry spell, with the state's Una town recording a high of 40.2 degrees Celsius, ... Read more...

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Hot weather continues in Himachal hills


June 30th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 30 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Saturday continued to experience warm weather due to the delayed monsoon, with the state's Paonta Sahib town recording a high of ... Read more...

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Heading to Himachal hills this week? Think twice


June 18th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 18 (IANS) If you are planning a retreat this week to Himachal's cool hills to escape from the sizzling plains - think twice. There is a fair ... Read more...

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Heat wave continues in Himachal hills


June 17th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 17 (IANS) The heat wave continued in the hills of Himachal Pradesh Sunday, with temperatures being recorded three to seven degrees above avrage. In some areas, it crossed ... Read more...

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Himachal hills get warmer again


June 10th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 10 (IANS) After days of pleasant weather, the hills of Himachal Pradesh again saw the mercury rising Sunday, recording temperatures two to three degrees above average. In some ... Read more...

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Drizzle, mild snow in Himachal hills


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla/Manali, June 2 (IANS) The mercury continued to remain abnormally high across Himachal Pradesh Saturday, recording temperatures two to six degrees above normal, despite drizzle and mild snowfall in some ... Read more...

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A tribute to Balraj Sahni in Himachal hills


May 9th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 9 (IANS) Screen legend Balraj Sahni was very fond of the hills and now his actor-son Parikshit Sahni is paying him a tribute by setting his first ... Read more...

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Tourists rescued from Himachal hills


January 5th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 5 (IANS) All 300 tourists stranded in the hills overlooking the tourist resort of Manali due to heavy snow have been rescued, a Himachal Pradesh official said Thursday."All ... Read more...

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Chill freezes Himachal hills


December 6th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 6 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh saw chilly conditions Tuesday after days of balmy weather due to cloudy conditions. The Met Office forecast rain and snowfall in ... Read more...

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Czech paraglider rescued from Himachal hills


October 12th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 11 (IANS) A 27-year-old Czech woman paraglider, who was reported missing in the hills of Himachal Pradesh's picturesque Lahaul valley, was rescued Tuesday evening, police said."Zuzana Sulcova was ... Read more...

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Heavy rains forecast in Himachal hills


July 7th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 7 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh may see heavy rains with the southwest monsoon strengthening in the region, a Met department statement said here Thursday."There are chances ... Read more...

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Snowfall continues in Himachal hills


June 2nd, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 2 (IANS) Snowfall in the higher reaches and intermittent rain in low and mid hills of Himachal Pradesh Thursday brought the temperatures across the state to comfortable levels, ... Read more...

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Still snowing tourists in Himachal hills


March 25th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 25 (IANS) As spring slowly melts into summer, tourists from the plains are rushing right into the arms of the Himachal Pradesh hills that are still magically ... Read more...

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Himachal hills, valleys receive more snow, rains


January 15th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 15 (IANS) The current cold wave continued unabated in the hills of Himachal Pradesh as the higher reaches had another spell of moderate snowfall while the mid and lower ... Read more...

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Another sunny day in Himachal hills


January 12th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 12 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh experienced another sunny day Wednesday with a further marginal rise in minimum temperature, but the weather office here forecast chances of rain ... Read more...

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More snow falls on Himachal hills


January 8th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 8 (IANS) A cold wave continued to grip Himachal Pradesh Saturday with higher reaches of Lahaul and Spiti district experiencing a fresh spell of mild snow.The government has ordered closure ... Read more...

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Shivering in Delhi? Head to sunny Himachal hills


January 7th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 7 (IANS) If the chill in the north Indian plains is sending shivers down your spine, then head to the hills of Himachal Pradesh. Hill stations like Shimla, Kasauli ... Read more...

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Tips for travel in the snowing Himachal hills (Sidebar)


January 5th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 5 (IANS) If you are keen for some adventure in the hills of Himachal Pradesh in the winter snow, here are a few tips:1. Make sure your trip is planned ... Read more...

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Kolkata tourists still stranded in Himachal hills


January 1st, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 1 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's picturesque tourist town Kalpa in Kinnaur district Saturday remained cut off from the rest of the country and over 100 tourists from West Bengal were stranded, ... Read more...

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Himachal hills may experience more snow


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 22 (IANS) The higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh may experience more spells of snow, the weather office said here Monday."The high hills of Lahaul and Spiti, Kinnaur and Kullu ... Read more...

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Himachal hills freeze after snowfall


November 20th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 20 (IANS) Widespread rain and snowfall in Himachal Pradesh in the past two days brought down the mercury Saturday with Keylong in Lahaul and Spiti district recording below freezing ... Read more...

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British ‘Mountain Cleaners’ give green lessons in Himachal hills


November 10th, 2010 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 10 (IANS) They have cleared trash from the hills overlooking Dharamsala and the Manimahesh lake and now a group of British nationals known as the Mountain Cleaners has lined up ... Read more...

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Ex-servicemen on mission to green Himachal hills


August 6th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Aug 6 (IANS) Around 200 ex-servicemen have come together for a serious mission - greening the denuded hills of Himachal Pradesh by carrying out plantation drives and spreading awareness ... Read more...

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Tourism: Kashmir’s loss is Himachal’s gain


August 5th, 2010 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Aug 5 (IANS) Protests in Jammu and Kashmir have triggered a surge in tourist footfalls in neighbouring Himachal Pradesh. Hill stations like Shimla, Manali, Dalhousie and Dharamsala have been ... Read more...

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Hot weather to continue in Himachal hills, rain unlikely


June 20th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 20 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh will continue experiencing unusually high temperatures as there are no chances of rain in the next few days, a met official said ... Read more...

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Himachal hills get warmer with rising temperatures


June 19th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 19 (IANS) The mercury continued to rise across the hills of Himachal Pradesh Saturday, recording temperatures two to six degrees above normal. In some areas it crossed 42 degrees ... Read more...

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Over 150 stranded in Himachal hills


June 10th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 10 (IANS) Over 150 people, mostly tourists, have been stranded on the Manali-Keylong National Highway 21 since June 8 owing to heavy snowfall in the region, police said Thursday. "More than ... Read more...

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Ex-serivcemen re-green Himachal hills (June 5 is World Environment Day)


June 5th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 5 (IANS) A huge chunk of barren land along the Sutlej river in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh has been converted into a dense forest thanks to the efforts of ... Read more...

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High temperature parches Himachal hills


May 26th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 26 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh have been unusually warm this summer with prominent tourist spots recording maximum temperatures two to seven degrees above the average, the meteorological office ... Read more...

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Himachal hills simmer at over 40 degrees Celsius


May 14th, 2010 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 13 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to simmer Thursday with temperatures in some parts touching 42.2 degrees Celsius. "Temperatures across the state continued to move up. The maximum ... Read more...

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Himachal hills turn into tinderbox (With Images)


May 1st, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, May 1 (IANS) Summer fires in the wooded areas and grasslands of Himachal Pradesh are nothing new, but long dry spells often turn the hills into a tinderbox. ... Read more...

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Himachal hills are unusually hot this year


April 11th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 11 (IANS) As Shimla recorded its second hottest March since 1901 this year, the hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to experience a summer hotter than usual with temperatures in ... Read more...

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Himachal wooing newly weds with special discounts


March 22nd, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 22 (IANS) If you just got married and are heading for the Himachal hills for your honeymoon, the Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC) has a gift for you -- ... Read more...

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Himachal hills get moderate to heavy rains


July 14th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 14 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday saw moderate to heavy rains, which brought the temperatures across the state considerably down. "Most parts of the state witnessed moderate to ... Read more...

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