Shimla, Jan 10 (PTI) The plains of Una district remained colder than middle hills of Shimla in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday, the Meteorological Department said.

The minimum temperature in the state capital was recorded at 3.7 degrees Celsius while it settled at 2.5 degrees Celsius in Una, the department said.

Most parts of Himachal Pradesh recorded a slight increase in minimum temperature on Thursday, he said, adding Manali was shivering at the freezing point.

Minimum temperatures in Manali and Seogabh of Kullu district was recorded at minus 2.6 degrees Celsius and minus 0.2 degrees Celsius respectively, Singh said.

The tribal district Lahaul and Spiti’s administrative centre Keylong continued to be the coldest place in the state with a low of minus 10.2 degrees Celsius, he said.

While the minimum temperature in Kufri and Dalhousie was 1.2 degrees Celsius and 3.2 degrees Celsius respectively, the temperature in Kinnaur’s Kalpa was recorded at minus 5.0 degrees Celsius, Singh said.

The Met department has forecast snowfall and rains at most places in the state from January 10 to January 12 due to western disturbances.

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