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Temperature drops in Himachal hills as Shima and nearby areas get hit by hailstorm

The day temperatures dropped in mid and higher hills of Himachal Pradesh today as the capital city of Shimla and surrounding areas were lashed by severe hailstorm and sharp showers.


PTI 11 Jun 2018, 07:04 PM India
  • Dry weather has been predicted in lower and higher hill from June 12 to 14. (Image Credit: Twitter)

The day temperatures dropped in mid and higher hills of Himachal Pradesh today as the capital city of Shimla and surrounding areas were lashed by severe hailstorm and sharp showers.

Normal life came to a halt in the capital city as the region witnessed hailstorm accompanied by lightning and thunder.

Scattered moderate rain occurred at many places. Paonta Sahib was the wettest with 65 mm rains, followed by Shimla 29 mm rain, Renuka 21 mm, Karsog 18 mm, Jubbar Hatti and Rajgarh 15 mm, Mashobra 12 mm, Bangana and Udaipur 10 mm, Kufri 9 mm and  Nahan 8 mm rain, the MeT said.

Sangrah received 7 mm rain, Jogindernagar 6 mm, and Berthin, Bharmaur and Mandi got 5 mm rain each, it said.

The MeT office has predicted rain and thundershowers in mid hills over next six days from tomorrow.

Dry weather has been predicted in lower and higher hill from June 12 to 14 and rains and thundershowers or snow in lower or higher hills from June 13 onwards, the weather body said.

Una was hottest in the region after recording the maximum temperature of 39.6 degrees, while Sundernagar and Bhuntar recorded a high of 35.4 degrees and 35 degrees, respectively. Nahan recorded 32.9 degrees, Dharamsala 32.2 degrees, Solan 32 degrees and Palampur 31.2 degrees Celsius.

Shimla recorded a high of 26.5 degrees Celsius, the MeT added.

 

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