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Temperatures in Himachal fall with widespread rains

IANS  |  Shimla 

Temperatures across fell on Thursday due to widespread with town recording the highest amount -- 53 mm, the said. will be clear from Friday.

"Moderate to heavy rainfall occurred at some places. The lowered the minimum temperatures by five to six notches in the past 24 hours (since Wednesday)," an of the local meteorological office told IANS.

While picturesque tourist resort Manali saw 18 mm of rainfall, it was 40.4 mm in Dharamsala and 36 mm in Palampur.

State capital Shimla saw 15.5 mm and the temperature hit a low of 6.7 degrees Celsius, a fall from Wednesday's eight degrees.

An of the said the would be clear from Friday. Another western disturbance would be active in the region on April 22.

Incessant rains have also caused landslides in Shimla, Kinnaur, Chamba and Kullu districts, hampering vehicular traffic.

Keylong, headquarters of district, was the coldest at a minimum temperature of one degree Celsius.

Kalpa in district recorded a low of 2.7 degrees Celsius while the temperature was 8.8 degrees in Dharamsala.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, April 18 2019. 16:36 IST
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