Temperature rises in lower hills of Himachal Pradesh

Last Updated: Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 21:57

Shimla: People in lower hills of Himachal reeled under sweltering heat as day temperatures rose by few notches despite monsoon remaining normal in some parts of the state.

Nahan in Sirmaur district was wettest in the region with 66 mm of rains while, Berthin recorded 47 mm of rains, followed by Kasol 17 mm, Mandi 16 mm and Sundernagar 15 mm.

Weather remained dry in rest of the state.

Una was hottest in the region with maximum and minimum temperatures at 35.0 degrees Celsius and 24.6 deg while Sundernagar recorded a high of 33.1 deg, Bhuntar 32.7 deg, Kangra 31.9 deg, Dharamsala and Solan 28.4 deg, Kalpa 24 deg and Shimla 23.0 deg C.

Minimum temperatures remained steady and Hamirpur and Kangra recorded a low of 23.8 deg C, followed by Bhuntar 21.5 deg, Dharamala, Palampur and Sundernagar 21.1 deg, Solan 20.0 deg, Shimla 17.3 deg and Kalpa 14.3 degree C.

The local MeT office has warned of heavy rains at isolated places in the state and rains and thunderstorms at many places.


First Published: Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 21:56

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