Heavy rainfall affected life in Himachal


The nonseasonal unprecedented rainfall and flash flood disrupted normal life in the State during the last 24 hours and five people drowned in Satluj river as a vehicle carrying them hit by flash flood yesterday.

Reports arriving said that Joginder nagar in Mandi district got 176 mm rainfall, Dharamshala 167 mm, Sarkaghat 90 mm, Mandi 82 mm, Mashobra in Shimla 78 mm, Shimla and Sudernagar 56 mm each. Bilaspur 55 mm, Bharmaur 51 mm, Solan 49 mm, Kufri and Una 47 mm each, Nahan 40 mm and Karsog in Mandi 36 mm.

Flash flood caused fury in the State last evening as a jeep carrying 8 people washed away at Sunni yesterday. 5 youths belonging to Nawashahir were reported missing. Very heavy rainfall washed down a water pumping station at Lohtinalah near Suni yesterday.

The minimum temperature of Shimla was recorded 11.4 degrees, Sundernagar 16.7 degrees, Bhuntar 16 degrees, Kalpa 8.6 degrees, Dharamshala 12.8 degrees, Una 20.7 degrees, Nahan 15.2 degrees, Keylong 10.4 degrees, Palampur 14.5 degrees, Dalhousie 13 degrees, Solan 14.7 degrees, Chamba 18.3 degrees, Manali 8 degrees, Kangra 18.2 degrees, Bilaspur 20 degrees, Hamirpur 18.6 degrees and Mandi 16.4 degrees respectively.

Met office issued warning again today that heavy to very heavy rainfall may occur at isolated places and rain and thunder showers at few places in the foothill, mid hills and higher reaches in the next 24 hours.

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