Shimla under snow blanket
Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla has been receiving intermittent snowfall over the last few days. On Sunday (March 12), the minimum temperature was recorded minus 0.9 degree Celsius. According to the weather office, the western disturbances -- a storm system originating in the Caspian Sea and the Mediterranean Sea which causes rain and snowfall in the northwest of the Indian subcontinent -- will recede by Monday, resulting in dry weather.
March 12, 2017, 12:29 PM IST