HP: Snowfall, thunderstorm lead to marginal drop in temp

  • PTI, Shimla
  • Updated: May 26, 2015 23:31 IST

Another spell of moderate snowfall brought back cold wave conditions in tribal areas while thunderstorm hit isolated places in mid and lower hills of Himachal, causing marginal drop in temperature.

Keylong in tribal Lahaul and Spiti which received 3 cm of snow and 23 mm rains, recorded a low of 2.9 degree while Kalpa in tribal Kinnaur district and Manali recorded minimum temperatures of 5.0 and 7.0 degrees respectively followed by Bhuntar 13.8 degrees, Dalhousie 16.4, Shimla 16.7, Sundernagar and Dharamshala 17.8 degrees each, Una 19.5, Solan 21,Bilaspur and Hamirpur 24.3 degrees each and Nahan 27.6 degree Celsius.

Reckong Peo and Kalpa received 24 mm and 18 mm rains followed by Rohru and Sarahan 9 mm each, Jogindernagar,Bhuntar and Rampur 7 mm, Dehra Gopipur 6 mm and Tissa, Seobagh and Bangana 5 mm.

The maximum temperatures witnessed marginal variation and Una recorded a high of 40.6 degree followed by Kangra 37.5 degree, Sundernagar 37.3 degree, Nahan 34.7 degree, Solan 34 degree, Dharamshala 32.5 degree, Bhuntar 32.3 degree, Shimla 29.3 degree, Manali 19.2 degree and Kalpa 18 degree Celsius.

The local MeT department has predicted dry weather in the region over the next two days.

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