Shimla: The day temperature started rising as monsoon started fading in Himachal Pradesh where Una in Shivalik hills was hottest with a high of 36 degree Celsius, four notches above normal.

Sundernagar and Bhuntar recorded maximum at 31.8 deg C and 31.4 deg C respectively.

Besides this, Solan recorded a high of 28.5 deg C, followed by Dharamsala 27.8 deg C, Nahan 27 deg C, Shimla 22.3 deg C and Kalpa 21.4 deg C, two to three deg above normal.

Baijnath in Kangra distict was wettest in the region with 70 mm of rains while Jubbarhatti and Hamirpur recorded 21 mm of rains, followed by Jogindernagar 17 mm, Banjar 15 mm, Rajgarh 14mm, Kufri 11 mm and Dhera Gopipur 9 mm.

The weather remained dry in most parts of the state for the third consecutive day on Thursday but the local MeT office did not rule out more rains in various parts of the state during next four days.

Una was also warmest during the night with minimum temperature at 24.5 deg, five degree above normal while Keylong in tribal Lahaul and Spiti district recorded a low of 12.9 deg, four deg above normal.

Meanwhile, Sundernagar recorded minimum temperature at 21.8 deg, followed by Bhuntar and Palampur 21 deg and Shimla and Manali 15.4 deg C.

(Agencies)

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