Mercury crosses 30 degree mark in Shimla


By Vikas Sharma

Shimla: It’s raining ambers in Shimla these days with mercury crossing the 30 degree Celsius mark on Saturday creating a new record of sorts. The maximum temperature in Shimla was recorded at 31.3 degrees on Saturday, which was 7 degrees above normal, while the minimum at 21.5 degrees was around 5 degrees above normal.

In fact, the sudden rise in temperature has come as a great surprise for not just residents but also tourists who had flocked in to escape the heat in the plains. According to the metrological office, the state capital’s maximum bettered the previous high of 30.5 degrees recorded in 2005 and 29.5 degrees in 2006.

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  1. Today's temperature

    Shimla: 31.5

    Kalpa: 27.3

    Lahaul: 27 (average)

    Bhuntar: 38.4

    Sundernagar: 41

    Hamirpur and Una: 44

  2. unna at 44! Kalpa at 27! and shimla breaking all previous records

    Lesser snow each year.

    I was watching Discovery other day and they had a report on Kullu, a place which used to have apple orchids 20 yrs back are now too hot to grow Apples(some temp. conditon are needed to grow apples)

    So where r we going?

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