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Snowfall in tribal areas, widespread rains in higher, mid hills

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013 - 21:01

Shimla: Moderate snowfall was recorded on Saturday in higher reaches in tribal areas of Lahaul and Spiti and Kinnaur while mid and higher hills of Himachal Pradesh had widespread rains.

Wintry condition prevailed in tribal areas and higher hills while mercury dropping marginally in higher and mid-hills after intermittent rains.

Palampur and Kalpa received 45 mm of rains while Sangrah in Sirmaur district had 39 mm rains, followed by Solan 20 mm, Jubbal and Rajgarh 17 mm, Shimla 16 mm, Baijnath and Arki 15 mm, Gohar and Ponta Sahib 11 mm and Mandi 6 mm.
Local MeT office has predicted rains and thunderstorm at many places in higher and mid hills in the next 48 hours as a feeble western disturbance as an upper air system over North Pakistan and neighbourhood now lies over Jammu and Kashmir and neighbourhood.


First Published: Saturday, September 21, 2013 - 21:01
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