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Below normal temperatures, scattered rainfall in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla, April 27

The weather in Himachal Pradesh remained scattered over the state during the past 24 hours, according to the latest update from the state meteorological department. The average minimum and maximum temperatures were below normal, with no significant changes during the period.

The lowest minimum temperature of 1.4°C was recorded in Keylong, located in the Lahaul-Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. Meanwhile, the highest maximum temperature of 34.8°C was recorded in Una. The average minimum temperatures across all stations were below normal, with an average deviation from normal of -2.7°C.

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Several areas of the state also received rainfall, with Kangra receiving 29.9 mm, Sundernagar (Mandi) receiving 24.0 mm, and Pandoh (Mandi) receiving 23.0 mm of rainfall. Thunderstorms were reported in Shimla, Sundernagar (Mandi), Bhunter (Kullu), Kangra, Hail Kotkhai (Shimla), Palampur (Kangra), and Sainj (Kullu).

The state meteorological department has issued a warning for isolated places in Himachal Pradesh for thunderstorms, lightning, and hailstorms. This warning will remain in effect for the next five days.

According to the synoptic feature update, the Western Disturbance continues to persist as a cyclonic circulation over Pakistan and the surrounding areas. The cyclonic circulation over southwest Rajasthan and the neighboring areas also persists.

The latest temperature and precipitation report from various stations across Himachal Pradesh shows that the average minimum temperatures continue to be below normal. No significant changes were observed in the minimum temperatures during the last 24 hours.

The news of Keylong recording the lowest minimum temperature in the state is likely to be a matter of concern for the residents of the area, especially those who are engaged in outdoor activities. It is advisable for the residents and tourists to take necessary precautions to avoid any health hazards associated with the low temperatures.

The state meteorological department has advised the residents and tourists to keep themselves updated about the weather conditions and take necessary precautions during thunderstorms and lightning. The department has also urged people to avoid traveling to isolated places during this period


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