While the higher reaches of the state were having intermittent snow the mid-hills and lower areas were experiencing spells of sleet and showers. The Hatu peak had 15 cm of fresh snow and in Shimla, Narkanda and Fagu and Kufri had mild snow.
Shimla city had intermittent sleet and showers which brought down the maximum temperature to 7.7 degree on the 6th.
Keylong in Lahaul-Spiti was the coldest with a minimum of -11.9c, followed by Kalpa -6.2c. Una was the coldest in lower areas with a minimum of 1.2c, followed by Solan 1.4c, Bhuntar 2c and Sundernagar 2.5c.
During Sunday night and into Monday, a band of snow spread south, affecting most parts of the country. Heavy snow fell across Manchester, Cheshire, the West Midlands and Central southern England, while London received a dusting by Monday morning.
In Farnborough, Hampshire, temperatures fell to -9.9C (14F), the lowest temperature here since January 1991. Temperatures fell to -9.5C in Woodford, Cheshire, but the coldest spot on Monday night was recorded in Aboyne, Scotland, where the mercury fell to -11C.