Dehradun, Jun 26 (PTI) Heavy rains lashed various parts of Uttarakhand in the early hours today bringing much needed relief from muggy weather. Also Read - Emami shares zoom nearly 15% as promoters sell stake

Dehradun received 177 mm of rains followed by Mussoorie (150 mm), Ukhimath (137.5 mm) and Jakholi 71.2 mm, the MeT office said. Also Read - Mahagun to invest Rs 600-cr on commercial project in Greater Noida

The minimum temperature recorded in Dehradun today was 21.5 degrees Celsius as against yesterday’s 24.9 degrees Celsius which is two degrees below normal for this time of the year. Also Read - Chris Evans and Channing Tatum auditioned for 'Avatar', says James Cameron

Similar weather is likely to continue over the next few days till the onset of monsoon which is likely to arrive by June 28-29, MeT Director Bikarn Singh said.

However, heavy showers which remained confined mostly to the Garhwal region are likely to lash Kumaon region from tomorrow onwards, he said.

Heavy rainfall is likely to occur at a few places with very heavy rain at isolated places in Kumaun region on June 27 and 28.

It is also likely to occur at isolated places in Garhwal region especially in Uttarkashi, Chamoli and Rudraprayag districts over the next 72 hours, the MeT director said.

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