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Moderate to heavy rains in Himachal, rivers in spate

IANS  |  Shimla 

The hills of on Wednesday continued to experience moderate to heavy rains, with Joginder Nagar town recording the highest rainfall in the state at 184 mm, weather officials said.

More rain is expected in the state over the next few days, the Meteorological Department said.

"Monsoon remained active in the state during the last 24 hours. Precipitation occurred at most places with very heavy rainfall in Kangra and Mandi districts," said an official of the department.

He said similar weather conditions are likely to continue in the state till Thursday.

Baijnath town in Kangra district got 90 mm, while Dharamsala received 49 mm, Una 65 mm and state capital Shimla got 48 mm of rainfall.

A government spokesperson said the Satluj, Beas and Yamuna rivers and their tributaries are in spate in Kinnaur, Shimla, Kullu, Mandi, Bilaspur and Sirmaur districts.



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First Published: Wed, July 12 2017. 19:10 IST