Normal life was thrown out of gear due to heavy rains as over 24 trees were uprooted due to landslides triggered by incessant rains in Shimla, which recorded 69 mm rain and major portions of the town remained without electricity.
State electricity board engineers said that power would be restored by Tuesday afternoon as transmission wires have been snapped and electric poles damaged.
Cloud burst took place in Nirmand area of Kullu district and about 12 villages in Nirmand area of the district were cut off as 80 metre long stretch of a road was washed away.
Chaupal area of Shimla also witnessed cloud burst which triggered landslides and damaged forest and agriculture land.
According to reports, about two dozen students were also stranded in Dhim senior secondary school of Mandi district.
Guler received a maximum of 95 mm rains followed by Nagrota Suriyan 87 mm, Sujanpur Tir and Sundernagar 65 mm.
There was no appreciable change in maximum temperatures and Una recorded a high of 30.2 degrees Celsius followed by Bhuntar 29.7 degrees C, Solan 29 degrees C, Sundernagar and Kangra 27.3 degrees C, Nahan 26 degrees C, Dharamshala 25.8 degrees C, Shimla 21.7 degrees C and Kalpa 21.2 degrees C.

Local Meteorological office has predicted heavy to very heavy rains at some places in mid and lower hills during next 48 hours.

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