Just a week ahead of scheduled arrival of the South West Monsoon in the North West Himalayan State like Himachal Pradesh adjoining Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand may have heavy pre-monsoon rain at few places, the Indian Met Office issued warning as the dark clouds were over shadowing the region for the last two days.
This state was humid and hazy today and recorded light to moderate rainfall at isolated places also experiencing rainfall in the day today.
Abode of Tibetan Spiritual leader Dalai Lama, Dharamshala got 23 mm rainfall, Bilaspur 22 mm, Nahan in Sirmaour district 21 mm, tourist resort, Kasauli and Dalhousie got 11mm and 6 mm rainfall respectively. Dalhousie was low at 15 degrees and Dharamshala 16.4 degrees.
The night temperature came down by one to two degrees and in Lahaul-Spiti district, Keylong was low at 12.5 degrees, Shimla at 17 degrees, Nahan at 19 degrees, Mandi and Solan at 20 degrees each, Sundernagar in Mandi 22.4 degrees, Hamirpur and Kangra 23.5 degrees each and Una 26.7 degrees respectively.
Met office forecast rainfall and thundershowers at many places in the mid and foothills and few places in the high reaches in the State.