<p>Shimla, December 30, 2019</p>.<div>Large parts of Himachal Pradesh reeled under severe cold on Monday, with the minimum temperature staying below freezing point, the weather bureau said.</div>.<div>The state capital Shimla saw a rise in the night temperature at 3.6 degrees Celsius owing to cloudy conditions. It saw a low of 2.8 degrees a day earlier.</div>.<div>Popular tourist destination Manali recorded a low of (-) 2.8 degrees Celsius.</div>.<div>According to a Met Department official here, Shimla and nearby tourist spots like Kufri, Fagu and Narkanda, Manali and Dalhousie may experience snow on New Year's Eve or later.</div>.<div>"There is chance of snow or rain across the state between December 31 and January 2," the official said.</div>.<div>Keylong in Lahaul-Spiti district was the coldest in the state with a low of 11.8 degrees below freezing point.</div>.<div>Kalpa, some 250 km from here in Kinnaur district, saw the minimum temperature at (-) 2 degrees Celsius, while it was 2 degrees in Dharamsala and 4.2 degrees in Dalhousie.</div>.<div>Shimla and its nearby destinations, Manali and Dalhousie had experienced season's first snowfall on December 12. And thereafter there was no snowfall.</div>.<div>IANS</div>.<p><span style="font-size: 14px;">(Our News Desk can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org)</span></p>. Did you like this story? .<a href="https://www.instamojo.com/netindian/support-netindian/">Make a donation</a>. and help us to serve you better.