Dehragopipur with 174mm rain stands wettest place in HP during past 24 hours


Heavy rain is predicted till 11th August
Dharamshala, August 7, 2017: The states of Himachal and Uttarakhand are experiencing the heaviest rain of the present monsoon season.The Metrological Department in Himachal clarifies that it is because the axis of monsoon trough at mean sea level now passes through Amritsar, Karnal, Meerut, Kanpur, Daltonganj, Digha, and thence southeastwards to West central bay of Bengal. Yesterday’s Western Disturbance as an upper air cyclonic circulation now lies over Jammu & Kashmir & neighborhood and extends upto 3.1Km amsl with a trough aloft with its axis at 5.8 Km.amsl roughly along Long.72.0oE and north of Lat.32.0oN.
Precipitation occurred at many places over the state of Himachal during last 24 hours with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall in the districts of Kangra, Mandi and Hamirpur.
Dehragopipur was the wettest place in Himachal during the past 24 hours, where 174 mm of rain was recorded. Bhoranj in Hamirpur was the next place to record heavy rain, it had 160mm of rain, Dharamshala followed next with 125mm, at Gaggal Airport-96mm, Baldwara-85mm, Sujanpurtihra-74, Nagritasurian-63, Aghar- 60, Hamirpur-54, Pachhad & Ghumarwin-44 each, Bharwain-42, Mehre-38mm, Kheri-37mm, Ghamroor-33mm, Guler-32mm, Palampur-29mm,Bharari- 25mm, Rajgarh-17mm, Nadaun-15mm, Una, Solan & Baijnath-12mm each,Salooni-11 and Karsog-10mm of rain was recorded. Met Department said that there was no appreciable change in Maximum & Minimum temperatures during last 24 hrs. The lowest temperature recorded at Saluni was 12.5°C and Highest temperature recorded at Una was 34.0°C.
Heavy to very heavy rain is predicted from 07th-11th Aug in the entire Himachal Pradesh.

Monday, August 7, 2017