Heatwave conditions to prevail in Himachal for next 2 days

heatwave conditions to prevail in himachal for next 2 days – The News Mill

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India Metrological Department has said that heatwave conditions will continue during the next 48 hours in the hill state.
“After 2014 Shimla recorded the highest temperature at 30.6 degrees Celsius on Sunday. In May 2010, it was 32.4 degrees. The heat wave conditions prevailed in most places of the state. Three districts of Bilaspur, Hamirpur and Mandi recorded temperatures 6 degrees above the normal, the heatwave conditions will continue in the state during the next 48 hours,” Surender Paul, Head of IMD, Himachal Pradesh, said.
According to the IMD scientist, Shimla recorded its highest temperature of 30.6 degrees in the last ten years.
“On 29th and 30th a western disturbance is approaching and that will help to provide relief from the heat wave, the temperatures will drop and the chances of rain and thunderstorms will increase. The temperature in Una was recorded at 44.4 degrees Celsius on Sunday, the highest of the season,” he said.
The IMD has issued an orange alert in most districts of the State.
“We have issued an orange alert in most of the districts of the state. The heatwave will continue in districts of Una, Hamirpur, Bilaspur Mandi, Solan and Sirmaur and chance of severe heat in some districts. We are in coordination with the state goverment, updating on heatwave conditions and in touch with the disaster management Authority. There are chances of increasing forest fire and also the damage to crops. This will be reduced after 48 hours,” Paul further added.
As per the IMD, the mercury reached to 42.2 degrees in Bilaspur. While Hamipur recorded a maximum temperature of 41. 8 degrees against 42. 1 degrees on Sunday.
In Kangra, the maximum temperature was recorded at 39. 2 degrees against 40.2 degrees on Sunday. While Dharamshala witnessed a maximum temperature of 35. 7 degrees on Monday against 35. 3 degrees a day ago. (ANI)

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