Sunny, but nippy nights in Himachal

Shimla, Nov 26 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh has been experiencing long sunny days but chilly nights, a weather official said here on Saturday. There are no chances of rain in most of the prominent tourist destinations for almost a week.

“It is a bright, sunny day across the state these days, but temperatures remained close to freezing point in many places,” an official of the meteorological office here told IANS.

Keylong, headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti, was the coldest at a minimum temperature of 1.9 degrees Celsius.

Kalpa in Kinnaur district saw a low of 2.6 degrees Celsius, while the temperature was 5.6 degrees in Manali and 11.8 degrees in Dharamsala.

The state capital Shimla saw a low of 12.5 degrees Celsius, while it was 7.6 degrees in Solan town.

Shimla recorded a high of 20.6 degrees on Friday.

The Met office here said the weather would largely remain dry till December 1.