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Himachal Weather Today: Heavy Rain Alert For Two Days In Himachal, People Advised Not To Go Near Rivers And Streams

Heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday night and on Monday morning wreaked havoc in many districts. The maximum damage occurred in district Kangra. Six houses were washed away in Shahpur’s Woh Ghati, a woman’s body has been found, 9 to 10 people are still missing. At the same time, a 10-year-old girl was washed away in Nagrota Bagwan in the strong current of water, whose body was found 300 meters away. A young woman has gone missing after falling into a waterfall in Manali’s Hamta. The girl is said to be a student of MBBS. Twelve cars, a dozen motorcycles and two bridges at Sheela Chowk were washed away in Bhagsunag, the main tourist destination of Dharamsala. On the other hand, the Meteorological Center Shimla has also issued an orange alert of heavy to very heavy rain on July 13. Whereas from July 14 to 16, a yellow alert has been issued. The weather is likely to remain bad in the state till July 18.

According to the latest forecast issued by the Meteorological Center Shimla on Monday night, heavy to very heavy rains are likely to continue in Kangra, Hamirpur, Mandi, Bilaspur, Shimla, Sirmaur and Solan during the next 48 hours. After that it may decrease. Center director Surender Paul said these conditions could lead to landslides, flooding of low-lying areas, increased flow of rivers and streams, disrupting civic amenities, etc. He has requested the concerned departments to take adequate security measures. He also said that the cloud has not burst in Mcleodganj in Dharamsala. Heavy to very heavy rains have caused much damage. The department has issued an advisory that due to heavy rains, there is a danger of landslides, falling of trees and increasing the water level of rivers and streams. Tourists, locals have been advised not to go near rivers and streams.

Broken records, 395 mm of rain in 24 hours in Dharamsala after 23 years
Smart City Dharamshala has recorded the highest rainfall in 24 hours after 23 years in July. Dharamsala recorded 395 mm of rain from 5.30 pm on Sunday to 5.30 pm on Monday. Dharamsala received 184 mm of rain from 5.30 pm on Sunday to 8 am on Monday and 211 mm from 8.30 am to 5.30 pm on Monday. Earlier in the year 1998, Dharamsala had received the highest rainfall of 381 mm in 24 hours.

Six degree drop in maximum temperature
The maximum temperature of the state has decreased by six degrees from normal. On Monday, the maximum temperature in Una was 31.7, in Bilaspur 31.5, in Hamirpur 30.4, in Nahan 27.3, in Sundernagar 24.7, in Solan 23.0, in Chamba 22.9, in Kangra 22.0, in Bhuntar 21.5, in Shimla 19.5, in Dalhousie 15.8, in Kalpa 15.5 and Keylong at 12.9 degree Celsius. The minimum temperature in Shimla was 17.0, Sundernagar 22.6. Bhuntar 19.8, Dharamsala 18.8, Una 23.5, Nahan 22.6, Keylong 12.4, Palampur 19.0, Solan 20.5, Manali 18.2, Kangra 20.8, Mandi 21.1, Bilaspur 24.5, Hamirpur 24.2, Chamba 22.2, Dalhousie 14.7 and Kufri 15.0 degrees Celsius.

Area Rain (in millimeters)
Dharamshala 395
Palampur 317
Kangra 213
Baijnath 105
Dalhousie 98
Jogindernagar 82
Manali 70
Sarkaghat 70
Narkanda 69
Kasauli 68
Rohru 56
karsog 41
Shimla 37
Rampur 33

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