Hail, thunderstorm lash Shimla : The Tribune India

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Shimla, October 27

A extreme thunderstorm, accompanied by hail and showers, lashed Shimla and its adjoining areas this afternoon. The sky was clear within the morning however the circumstances turned overcast and fog engulfed the area by the afternoon. The thunderstorm, hail and the downpour continued for a couple of and a half hour. Residents have been caught unaware because the native MeT workplace had predicted a dry climate.

In the meantime, rain and snowfall occurred at remoted locations throughout the state in the course of the previous 24 hours. Gondla and Keylong recorded 4 cm and three cm of snowfall whereas Manali and Kothi obtained 10 mm rain, adopted by Shimla 6 mm, Udaipur 4 mm, Wangtoo 3 mm, Salooni 2 mm and Dalhousie 1mm.

The utmost day temperatures stayed two to eight diploma above regular. Una was hottest within the area with a excessive of 30.8°C, adopted by Sundernagar 26.6°C, Kangra 25.3°C and Solan 24°C.

A chilly wave endured within the high-altitude tribal areas as minimal temperatures stayed near freezing level and Keylong and Kalpa recorded a low of -1.7°C and 1.4°C. Manali recorded 5.4°C, adopted by Kufri 7.3°C, Dalhousie 7.5°C and Shimla 8.5°C.

The state obtained a mean 54.9 mm rain in the course of the publish monsoon season from October 1 to October 27 in opposition to regular rainfall of 26 mm, an extra of 111 per cent. All districts obtained extra rainfall and Una and Kinnaur obtained 354 and 345 per cent extra rainfall, adopted by Bilaspur 178 per cent, Kullu 171 per cent, Kangra 152 per cent, Solan 151 per cent and Chamba 97 per cent.

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