IMD Warns of Heatwave in THESE Districts of Himachal Pradesh. Full Weather Update Here
According to the weather office, heatwave conditions are very likely to prevail over isolated pockets in the states of Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat on Saturday and Sunday.
Shimla: As the summer arrived early in north and west India, some states are reeling under high temperatures and above-average temperatures are scorching many parts of the country. In a major concern for all, the India Metrological Department (IMD) on Saturday issued a heatwave warning for the mountain state of Himachal Pradesh. According to the weather office, heatwave conditions are very likely to prevail over isolated pockets in the states of Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat on Saturday and Sunday.
The hilly state had been witnessing an intense cold wave till February end, leading to tourists swarming the picturesque locales across the state to enjoy the snow. However, with a drastic change in climate and constantly rising temperatures, the weather office last week predicted heatwave in the districts of — Solan, Mandi, Kullu, Kangra and Chamba. The IMD has said that the maximum temperature in the next seven days will oscillate between 35 degrees Celsius and 38 degrees Celsius.
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(With inputs from PTI)
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