Updated on January 10, 2020 No respite from cold, Manali shivers at minus 7.6 degrees C The intense cold wave conditions continued to affect normal life in Himachal as mercury at some places had plunged below minus 15 degrees Celsius. Post heavy snowfall, the bone-chilling cold in Manali is breaking records of last many years.

MANALI/ SHIMLA: Eight districts of Himachal are receiving heavy snowfall while other districts are lashed with rain following the aggressive western disturbances which are expected to bring more snow to state till January 26. The inclement weather has triggered cold wave conditions in the state. Higher reaches of Kullu, Lahaul-Spiti, Kinnaur, Chamba, Mandi, Shimla, Kangra

A crystal clear sky on Thursday, a day after heavy snowfall in the state, brought with it coldest morning of the season and froze everything that came in contact with the air. Temperature suddenly plummeted many notches below the freezing point freezing every source of water including drinking water lines. Manali recorded spine chilling night