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Rains in parts of HP, Una hottest at 42 deg C

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

Heavy rains lashed capital and adjoining areas this afternoon causing drop in day temperatures, even as Una in the lower hills recorded a high of 42 degrees Celsius.

The local meteorological office has warned of thunderstorm with gusty winds at isolated places in Shimla, Solan, Sirmaur, Mandi and Kullu districts tomorrow and the day after.

Key tourist resort of Kufri near was the wettest with 44 mm of rains while Chhaila and Kandaghat received 21 mm and 20 mm of precipitation. recorded 19 mm of rain in just one hour.

In the lower hills, Bhuntar, Nahan and Sundernagar recorded maximum temperatures of 36 degrees Celsius, 34.7 degrees Celsius and 34.6 degrees Celsius respectively, followed by Dharamsala 31.4 degrees Celsius, Palampur 30.4 degrees Celsius and Solan 30 degrees Celsius.

Shimla was coldest during the day with a high of 24.5 degrees Celsius, followed by Keylong 26.6 degrees Celsius, Manali 25 degrees Celsius and Kalpa 24.7 degrees Celsius.

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First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 20:00 IST