Heavy rainfall and snowfall warning in HP
Shimla: While the piercing cold wave conditions tightened its grip in most parts of Himachal Pradesh, the local MeT office has issued warning of widespread heavy rainfall and snowfall in the state from February 3 onwards.
A fresh Western Disturbance as an upper air system would affect the western Himalayan region form February 2, 2013 onwards, which is likely to cause rains and snowfall from the night of February 3.
Under the influence of the system, heavy snowfall would occur at few places over the mid and higher reaches in Chamba, Lahul Spiti, Kangra, Kullu, Kinnaur and Shimla districts from February 4 to February 6, Director MeT office, Manmohan Singh said.
Rainfall would occur at many places in the lower hills of Una, Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Solan, Mandi, Sirmaur and Kangra districts, he added.
Meanwhile, minimum temperatures stayed below normal in most of the places with Keylong in tribal Lahaul and Spiti district recording coldest in the region with a low of minus 11.1 degree Celsius.
Kapla in adjoining tribal district of Kinnaur recorded a low of minus 5.0 degree C, followed by Bhuntar 1.0 degree, Sundernagar 2.6 degree, Solan 3.5 degree, Una 4.4 degree, Shimla 5.0 degree,Palampur 5.5 degree and Una and Dharamsala 6.8 degree C respectively.
The day temperatures dropped marginally as sky remained heavily overcast throughout the day and Una recorded a high of 22.4 degree Celsius, followed by Sundernagar 19.1 degree, Nahan and Solan 18.2 degree, Bhunter 18.0 degree, Dharamshala 17.2 degree and Shimla 14.2 degree Celsius respectively.
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