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Met issues 'yellow' weather warning for HP

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

The meteorological department has issued the 'yellow' weather warning for heavy snowfall, rain, hailstorm and thunderstorm in Himachal Pradesh from Monday onwards.

Snowfall and heavy rain may occur at some places in the high hills whereas hailstorm, thunderstorm in several places in mid, low hills and plains of the state on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, the Shimla Met Centre said.

The Met issues colour-coded warnings to alert the public ahead of severe or hazardous weather which has the potential to cause "damage, widespread disruption and/or danger to life." Yellow is the least dangerous among the weather warnings.

Tribal Lahaul and Spiti's administrative centre Keylong continued to be the coldest place in the state at minus 11 degrees Celsius on Sunday, the weatherman said.

The maximum temperature in the state was recorded in Una at 19 degrees Celsius.

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First Published: Sun, February 17 2019. 18:55 IST