Mercury plunges after fresh rain or snowfall in Himachal Pradesh
Shimla, May 1 (UNI) Light to moderate rain or snowfall in the state on Wednesday once again plunged down the Mercury giving respite from heatwave conditions.
High reaches of Kinnuar including Asrang, Chitkul, Lippa and Kinner Kailash, Keylong ,Seven sister's hills ,Goshal hill recorded fresh spell of snowfall. Met Office recorded trace of snowfall and three mm rainfall at Keylong ,district headquarter of Lahaul Spiti.
Meanwhile, Pooh in Kinnaur received 28 mm rainfall, Kalpa 25 mm, Udaipur in Lahaul Spiti 23 mm, Banjarin Kullu 10 mm, Shimla, Theog & Sundernagar in Mandi 6 mm each, Bhuntar in Kullu & Kotkhai-5 each, Mashobra of Shimla, Pachhad of Sirmaur four mm each, Khadrala in Shimla and tourist resort Manali three mm each.
Minimum temperature fell down by two to three degrees in last 24 hrs of Keylong plunged under subzero once again as it was recorded minus 0.8 degrees, Kalpa in Kinnaur 1.1 degrees,Tourist resort Kufir 6.2 degrees, Manali eight degrees, Shimla 10.4 degrees Dalhousie 12.9 degrees, Chamba and Dalhousie 13 degrees each.
In Bhuntar, it was 14 degrees, Mandi 14.6 degrees, Solan 15.4 degrees, Bhuntar 14 degrees, Dharmshala 16.6 degrees, Hamirpur and Sundernagar 17.3 degrees, Bilaspur 17.6 degrees, Nahan 18.2 degrees, Palampur and Kangra 19.5 degrees, Una 20.7 degrees.
Currently, thundershowers are occurring in the district Shimla, Solan, Sirmaur , Mandi , Kullu ,Kangra and Kinnuar likely to be continue for next two to three hours.
The Met Office forecast rain or snowfall at few places in the mid and isolated places in next 24 hrs.