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Rain, thunderstorm in many parts of Himachal Pradesh

Rain and thunderstorm lashed several parts of Himachal Pradesh while high-altitude tribal areas witnessed snowfall which led to sharp fall in temperatures.

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Rain and thunderstorm lashed several

parts of Himachal Pradesh while high-altitude tribal areas

witnessed snowfall which led to sharp fall in temperatures.

Keylong in tribal Lahaul and Spiti district received 3 cm

of snow while Rohtang Pass recorded 10 cm of snow.

Several areas of the state witnessed rainfall and

Dharampur was the wettest recording 39 mm of rain.

Solan and Manali received 24 mm and 22 mm rain

respectively, followed by 18 mm in Salooni, 15.4 mm in

Dharamsala, 15 mm in Kangra, 13 mm in Kasauli, 9 mm in Shimla,

8 mm in Mandi and 6 mm in Palampur.

Storm caused massive damage to wheat crop and apple trees

in the higher hills. Lightning damaged electronic gadgets in

several parts of Shimla, while gusty winds blew off roofs of

Kachha houses and uprooted trees.

The mercury dropped marginally and Una recorded maximum

temperature of 34.2 degrees Celsius while Nahan and

Sundernagar registered a high of 30.2 degrees Celsius and 26.9

degrees Celsius respectively.

Bhuntar recorded a high of 24 degrees Celsius, followed

by Solan 23.5 degrees Celsius, Shimla 20 degrees Celsius,

Manali 14 degrees Celsius and Kalpa 10.6 degrees Celsius.

Minimum temperatures also dropped by a few notches and

Keylong recorded a low of 2.8 degrees Celsius while Kalpa and

Manali recorded minimum temperatures of 4.6 degrees Celsius

and 6.2 degrees Celsius, followed by Shimla 7.9 degrees

Celsius and Dharamsala 11.2 degrees Celsius.

The local MeT office has predicted rains and

thundershowers at isolated places in the mid and lower hills

during next week.

 

(This article has not been edited by DNA's editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)

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