Shimla: Heavy rains lashed several parts of Himachal Pradesh triggering landslides and damaging houses in Taradevi and Krishananagar areas of the state capital. About six houses in Press Colony area were damaged as heavy rains caused a massive landslide near Taradevi last night.
Two persons had miraculous escape as they managed to run out of the house before huge mound of debris entered the house with great force, sources said.
Kinnaur district was cut off by road beyond Rekong Peo and essential commodities like fuel and other goods were being air dropped, officials said.
Shimla and Arki received 54 mm of rains while Nagrota Suriyan had 37 mm of rains, followed by Jogindernagar and Pandoh 34 mm, Guler 32 mm, Dehra Gopipur 30 mm, Solan 28 mm, kasauli and Sunnibajji 22 mm, Kahu and Palampur 19 mm and Mashobra 16 mm.
The maximum day temperatures decreased marginally and Una was hottest in the region with maximum temperature at 36 degrees Celsius while Sundernagar recorded a low of 33 degrees Celsius, followed by Bhuntar 32 degrees Celsius, Dharamsala 29.2 degrees Celsius, Solan 28.5 degrees Celsius, Nahan 28.2 degrees Celsius and Shimla 22.5 deg Celsius.


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