“Shimla and its nearby areas received intermittent snowflakes that started in the afternoon,” an official of the meteorological office told IANS here.
He said high-altitude areas of Lahaul and Spiti, Chamba and Kullu experienced snow since Tuesday.
The Met has forecast dry weather across state till December 26, when western disturbances — storm systems originating from the Caspian Sea and moving across the Afghanistan-Pakistan region — would be active in the region.
The minimum temperature in Shimla was minus 0.2 degree Celsius.
Keylong in Lahaul and Spiti district was the coldest place in the state with a minimum temperature of minus 9.9 degrees Celsius.
Kalpa in Kinnaur district saw a low of minus 4.4 degrees Celsius while it was 5.4 degrees in Dharamsala and minus 2.6 degrees in Manali.