Shimla, Aug 11

The ongoing wet spell of moderate to heavy intensity is likely to decrease tonight/tomorrow for the next 48 hrs with scattered precipitation in HP, confirmed the Indian Metrological department.

They said precipitation will increase again around 14th or so for subsequent 3-4 days with widespread rainfall of moderate to heavy intensity in districts Shimla, Mandi, Kullu, Kangra, Chamba, Sirmaur, Solan, Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Una and adj area during 14- 16th.

Adding, one or two spells of very heavy rainfall were also likely in parts of district Shimla, Mandi, Kangra, Chamba, Sirmaur, Solan, Bilaspur, Una and adj area during this period. This may impact poor visibilities, landslides, flashfloods, cloudbursts, and increased water lever in rivers including blockage of roads. Kindly take adequate safety measures, advised the weather spokesperson.

Rainfall report in past 24 hours

Moderate rainfall* occurred at most places of the state with Heavy rainfall and thunderstorm at isolated places of the state.  Sundernagar recorded 141.8mm, Hamirpur 120.0mm, Aghar 118.0mm, Sarkaghat 112.3mm, Jatton Barrage 107.0mm, Poanta 97.6mm, Ghamroor 91.4mm, Gohar 90.0mm, Bharari 85.5mm, Rampur 75.5mm, Guler 75.4mm, Chaupal 74.0mm, Sangraha 70.0mm, Mandi 69.8mm, Pandoh 68.5mm, Renuka 68.0mm, Dhramour 68.0mm, Nadaun 67.0mm, Kandaghat 65.0mm, Nurpur 62.0mm, Sujanpur Tira 60.0mm, Nagrota Suriyan 59.4mm and received, Jogindernagar 57.0mm rain.


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