Himachal Pradesh Election Results 2017: Its Political Heat vs Cold Wave In Himachal Pradesh As State Awaits Poll Results

Though it was a sunny day, the high altitude tribal areas and mountain passes reeled under arctic conditions.

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Himachal Pradesh Election Results 2017: Its Political Heat vs Cold Wave In Himachal Pradesh As State Awaits Poll Results

Himachal Pradesh Results: Kalpa in Kinnaur tribal district recorded a low of minus 2.8 degrees Celsius


Shimla:  Though Himachal Pradesh's political atmosphere is heated with a few hours left for the results to be declared for assembly polls, the state reeling under incessant cold conditions with mercury dipping further on Sunday.

Though it was a sunny day, the high altitude tribal areas and mountain passes reeled under arctic conditions, local MeT office said.

Keylong, the administrative centre of the Lahaul and Spiti district recorded minimum temperature at minus 12 degrees Celsius, six notches below normal.

Kalpa in Kinnaur tribal district recorded a low of minus 2.8 degrees Celsius.

Manali, Bhuntar, Sundernagar and Solan recorded minimum temperatures at minus 1.6, 0.5, 0.6 and 2.8 degree Celsius respectively.

Una in Shivalik foothills recorded a low of 4.4 degrees Celsius while Palampur and Dharamsala shivered at 5.0 and 5.4 degrees Celsius respectively, followed by Shimla and Nahan at 6.7 and 7.0 degrees Celsius respectively.

There were marginal fluctuations in maximum temperatures and Una was hottest during the day with a high of 24.8 degrees Celsius.

Sundernagar, Solan, Bhuntar, Nahan, Shimla, Dharamshala, Manali, Kalpa recorded a high of 22.1, 22.0, 20.0, 18.2, 15.9, 15.8, 13.4 and 7.4 degrees Celsius respectively.

Keylong recorded the maximum temperature at zero degrees Celsius.

All natural sources of water such as lakes, springs, rivulets and tributaries of major snow-fed rivers have frozen.

The discharge of water in major rivers has reduced to 25 per cent. Whereas, the power generation of hydropower projects has been reduced to 20 per cent.

The local MeT office has predicted dry spell in the region for next six days till December 23 with occurrence of frost in lower hills.

The fate of 337 candidates including Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his predecessor Prem Kumar Dhumal will be known tomorrow as counting of votes is taken up.

The hill state witnessed a record 75.28 per cent turnout and exit polls have predicted a BJP victory.


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