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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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Temperatures soar across Himachal, rain in store


June 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 21 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh again saw the mercury rising Thursday, recording temperatures three to seven degrees above the average. But the Met office forecast rains ... Read more...

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Heat grips Shimla too (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 29 (IANS) The searing summer heat has not even spared Shimla, the popular hill resort people normally flock to in this season.The hills of Himachal Pradesh were unusually ... Read more...

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Shimla’s temperature 6 degrees above average


May 29th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 29 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday were unusually hot with prominent tourist spots recording maximum temperatures two to five degrees above the average, the weather office ... Read more...

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Bumpy road to Priyanka’s cottage


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 22 (IANS) The path to Priyanka Vadra's dream cottage on the outskirts of this Himachal Pradesh capital is not smooth.This came to light in a written reply ... Read more...

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Snow, rain continue in Himachal


February 14th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 14 (IANS) Heavy snowfall in the higher reaches and intermittent rain in low and mid hills of Himachal Pradesh continued for the third day Tuesday, forcing authorities to ... Read more...

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It’s snowing Valentine’s fun in Himachal


February 13th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 13 (IANS) Moderate to heavy snowfall occurred at many places in Himachal Pradesh Monday, giving that extra nip to Valentine's Day celebrations.Shimla and its nearby popular destinations like ... Read more...

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More snow in Himachal, high alert in state (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist destinations of Shimla and Manali Sunday saw more snowfall, an official said here, predicting heavy snow at some places in the ... Read more...

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Himachal in line for more snow (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 10 (IANS) Days after moderate to heavy snowfall across the hills of Himachal Pradesh, the state saw a bright, sunny day Tuesday.State capital Shimla, which saw 0.8 cm ... Read more...

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Manali freezes at minus 7 degrees


January 10th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 10 (IANS) A day after moderate snowfall in Himachal Pradesh, the state saw a bright, sunny Tuesday morning. But it followed a bone-chilling night.The picturesque tourist resort of ... Read more...

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A day of rain, snow in northern India


January 6th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) With snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and rains in the Indian capital, Friday turned out to be a cold proposition in many parts ... Read more...

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Himachal shivers, Shimla has season’s coldest night


January 6th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 6 (IANS) Intense cold conditions saw most parts of Himachal Pradesh shivering Friday, a day after rains and snowfall across the state.Shimla, which saw 4.4 cm of snow ... Read more...

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More snow in Shimla, Manali (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 5 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's picturesque tourist resorts Shimla and Manali witnessed light to moderate snowfall Thursday, cheering up the hospitality sector as tourists started to pour in.While Shimla ... Read more...

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Manali wrapped in white again


January 5th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 5 (IANS) The picturesque tourist resort of Manali in Himachal Pradesh Thursday witnessed moderate snowfall, cheering up the hospitality sector with tourists beginning to pour in.The hills overlooking ... Read more...

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Shimla gets season’s first snowfall


January 4th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 4 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla witnessed the season's first snowfall Wednesday evening, pushing down the mercury by several notches."Shimla and its nearby areas received snowfall that ... Read more...

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Snowless Himachal not so inviting this New Year’s eve?


December 30th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 30 (IANS) Bright sunny days in the hills of Himachal Pradesh are thawing away the tourists' plans to usher in the New Year in a snowy landscape.Members ... Read more...

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Potatoes hot property in Lahaul’s cold deserts


October 25th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, Oct 25 (IANS) With harsh wintry conditions sapping the juice out of Himachal Pradesh's fruit production this season, potatoes in the picturesque Lahaul Valley have been among the few ... Read more...

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Himachal to see more rain, snowfall


February 27th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 27 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh may see more rain and snowfall till Wednesday due to which the region's cold wave will continue, an official said Sunday."Moderate snowfall and rain are likely ... Read more...

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Shimla, Manali get more snowfall (Lead)


February 26th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 26 (IANS) Many popular tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh, including Shimla and Manali, received snowfall Saturday. Shimla, the resort destination and capital of Himachal Pradesh, received the season's fifth snowfall, ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall drapes Shimla in white


February 26th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 26 (IANS) Shimla, the resort destination of Himachal Pradesh, received the season's fifth snowfall early Saturday, making the destination more picturesque.While Shimla saw a light spell, nearby places like Kufri ... Read more...

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Himachal slightly warmer after five days of snow, rain


February 18th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 18 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Friday saw a marginal rise in temperatures due to a long sunny day, bringing much relief from the biting cold."The entire state ... Read more...

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Shimla, Manali get snowfall, mercury dips (Lead)


February 16th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 16 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist destinations Shimla and Manali received snowfall Wednesday, pushing down the temperatures by several notches.While Shimla saw a light spell of snowfall in the evening, ... Read more...

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Himachal’s popular tourist destinations get more snow (Lead)


January 30th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 30 (IANS) Popular hill resorts of Himachal Pradesh got more snowfall Sunday and the night temperature was expected to fall further, weather officials said.A fresh spell of snow greeted the ... Read more...

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Himachal stays in grip of cold


January 17th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 17 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Monday continued to be in the grip of the severe cold with snow-blocked roads affecting traffic.Roads in the upper Shimla areas remained ... Read more...

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Frozen taps, chilling winds hit life in north (Roundup)


January 16th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Frozen taps, more snow and rain Sunday caught the people helpless in the Himalayan hill towns while the continuing snowfall caused chilling winds in the plains, where ... Read more...

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Himachal shivers, taps freeze in Shimla (Lead)


January 16th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 16 (IANS) The cold wave intensified in most parts of shivering Himachal Pradesh Sunday, with Shimla experiencing its coldest night of the season Saturday.Water in taps in residential areas located ... Read more...

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Himachal shivers, Shimla sees coldest night of season


January 16th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 16 (IANS) An intense cold wave saw most parts of Himachal Pradesh shivering Sunday with Shimla at a biting minus 3.3 degrees Celsius, a day after the state saw rains ... Read more...

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Severe cold in Himachal, snowfall disrupts flights (Lead)


January 15th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 15 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Saturday experienced moderate to heavy snowfall, bringing the temperatures down considerably and disrupting air and road traffic."Flights from Delhi to Kullu, Shimla and ... 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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Snowfall gets Shimla, Manali shivering (Lead)


January 14th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 14 (IANS) The resort destinations of Himachal Pradesh - Shimla and Manali - received a fresh snowfall Friday, pushing the temperatures by several notches.While Shimla saw a light ... Read more...

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More snowfall in Shimla, upper Manali


January 14th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 14 (IANS) Shimla and nearby tourist spots in Himachal Pradesh got a fresh spell of snowfall Friday morning, making the hill stations even more picturesque.While Shimla saw a light spell ... Read more...

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More snowfall expected in Himachal


January 11th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 11 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh might experience more rain and snowfall in the next three days, a weather official said here Tuesday."There are chances of more rainfall ... Read more...

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Sunny but nippy New Year’s day in Himachal (Lead)


January 1st, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 1 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh saw a bright, sunny but bone-chilling New Year's day - thanks to widespread snowfall in the mid and high hills over the last three days. ... Read more...

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Bright sunny day in Himachal


January 1st, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 1 (IANS) After three days of moderate to heavy snowfall, the hills of Himachal Pradesh Saturday woke up to a bright sunny morning but with extreme cold climatic conditions."Most ... Read more...

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