Himachal may get some respite from heat wave next week

Himachal may get some respite from heat wave next week
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Shimla: Heat wave in Himachal Pradesh continued on Saturday as weather remained dry over last 24 hours, the Meteorological department said.

However, the state may get some relief from scorching heat next week as weatherman has predicted rain on June 11 and 12.

The MeT department has forecast thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds for plains, low and mid hills of the state on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Meanwhile, Una continued to be the hottest place in the state with 42 degrees Celsius temperature, the Shimla MeT Centre Director Manmohan Singh said.

Tribal district Lahaul and Spiti's administrative centre Keylong was the coldest place with lowest 4 degrees Celsius, he added.

Shimla recorded a maximum temperature of 28.5 degrees Celsius while Manali 26.8 degrees, tribal district Kinnaur's Kalpa 22.8, Keylong 21.4, Kufri 20.4 and Dalhousie recorded 16.1 degrees Celsius, the MeT official said.

While the maximum temperature in Bilaspur was 40 degrees, followed by 39.5 in Hamirpur, 39.1 in Sundernagar, 38.4 in Mandi, 38.3 in Kangra, 36.6 in Nahan, 36.5 in Solan, 36.2 in Bhuntar, 30.2 in Dharamshala and 28.4 degrees Celsius in Chamba.