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Himachal may get heavy rains

July 01, 2018 05:58 PM

Punjab News Express
SHIMLA: Hills of Himachal Pradesh may experience rainfall in the next one day with chances of heavy spells in low and mid hills, a weather official said here on Sunday.

"The low and mid hills are likely to experience heavy spells of rainfall by Monday," an official at the meteorological department told IANS.

The monsoon would be active in the region and tourist towns of Shimla, Narkanda, Kufri, Kasauli, Chamba, Dharamsala, Palampur and Manali may get rains in the next few days, he said.

Meanwhile on Saturday, Nahan in Sirmaur district saw 65 mm rainfall, the highest in the state.

Dharamsala and Palampur in Kangra district got 42.8 mm and 18.5 mm of rainfall respectively.

The maximum temperature in the state capital, which saw no rain in the past 24 hours, was 23.5 degrees Celsius.

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