After a break of two days, monsoon is set to revive in the next few days. The Shimla Meteorological Centre has predicted thundershowers in the middle altitude areas across the state in the next 24 hours while heavy rain has been predicted at many stations in the next 48 hours. "From July 16 onwards, heavy rain is expected in lower and middle altitude areas along with thunderstorm," centre director Manmohan Singh said.
In the past two days, monsoon went bleak in the state with the highest rainfall being recorded at 17mm in Kumarsain, while Banjar received 3mm rain and Tinder 2mm rain. In the past one week monsoon remained 37% deficient, while for the season it has been deficient by 16% in Himachal Pradesh.