Shimla, Jul 29 (PTI) Heavy rains lashed several parts of Himachal Pradesh as monsoon remained active in mid and lower hills of the state. Also Read - Bengaluru, Shimla 'Most Livable' Cities in Govt's Ease of Living Index | Check Complete List Here
The rains triggered landslides in the interior areas of Kullu, Mandi, Kangra and Shimla district disrupting traffic in interior areas. Also Read - Massive Traffic Jam in Himachal Pradesh Towns Due to Rain & Snowfall, Several Tourists Stranded | See Pics
The local MeT office has warned of heavy rains in lower and mid hills in next 48 hours and predicted wet spell in the region for next six days up to August 4. Also Read - Postcards From The Hills: Brace for the Snowball Fights As Shimla, Manali, Vaishno Devi, Patni Top, Hills of North Wear White Blanket
The lower hills in Himachal had widespread heavy rains and Bhoranj was wettest with 136 mm rains while Gohar and Dehra Gopipur recorded 133 mm and 109 mm rains respectively.
Hamirpur recorded 40 mm, Palampur 38 mm, Mandi and Dharamshala 37 mm each, Shimla 33 mm, Kotkhai 26 mm, and Poanta Sahib 22 mm rains.
There were no significant change in day temperatures and Una was hottest with a high of 35 degrees Celsius followed by Sundernagar and Bhuntar 29 degrees, Dharamshala, Solan and Nahan 28 degrees, Kangra 26.2 degrees, Shimla 21.7 degrees and Kalpa 19 degrees Celsius.
The minimum temperatures also remained steady as Manali was coldest at night with a low of 12 degree followed by Mandi 14.2 degrees, Keylong 16.3 degrees, Shimla 17.1 degrees, Dharamshala 18.2 degrees, Palampur and Solan 20 degrees each, Kangra 22 degrees, Hamirpur 24 degrees and Una 26.6 degrees Celsius.
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