Snow, Rain over next 48 hrs forecast in Himachal

Shimla: Overcast conditions have prompted the meteorological office to forecast rain in the lower hills and snow in the higher regions of the state over the next 48 hours.

Met director Manmohan Singh said that there was a western disturbance which had caused an intense cloud cover over the entire regions of Himachal Pradesh. “Widespread rain in the lower hill and snow in isolated places in the higher is likely to occur over the next 48 hours,” he said.

Temperatures have dipped over the last 24 hours with Keylong, the district headquarters of Lahaul recording a minimum of sub-zero recordings at minus 0.4 degree Celsius.

Kalpa the district headquarter of Kinnaur recorded 1.5 degree Celsius, Solan 3.5, Sundernagar in Mandi and Bhuntar in Kullu had a low of 4 degrees Celsius, Mandi had 7.5 degree, Palampur, Shimla and Dharamshala touched 8 degree and Una and Nahan had a minimum recording of 10.5 degree Celsius.

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  1. Bad forecasting by the meteorological department as the day turned out to be bright and sunny.

    What is worse, unlike yesterday, the met office weather which had claimed that there could be rain or snow over the next three days today has retracted saying the it would remain dry during the period.

  2. says: Rajneesh Sharma

    Meteorological department officers should consult good astrologers, at least they are better in predictions….lols.. most of time their (Meteorological department) forecasts look like looking at evening skies they deliver statements for morning and next day everything gets entirely opposite to what they claim.

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