395 mm of rain in 24 hours
Rain in Dharamshal: Due to incessant rains in Dharamshala, normal life has been disturbed. There has also been extensive damage to property.
Shimla. Rainfall in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh has made the scene dreadful. Rain in Dharamsala has broken the record of 23 years. Dharamshala has recorded the highest rainfall in 24 hours after 23 years in July. Dharamsala recorded 395 mm of rain from 5.30 pm on Sunday to 5.30 pm on Monday. Dharamsala received 184 mm of rain from 5.30 pm on Sunday to 8 am on Monday and 211 mm from 8.30 am to 5.30 pm on Monday. Earlier in the year 1998, Dharamsala received the highest rainfall of 381 mm in 24 hours.
According to the Meteorological Department, in 24 hours from Sunday evening to Monday evening, 395 mm in Dharamsala, 317 mm in Palampur in Kangra, 213 in Kangra, 105 in Baijnath, 98 in Dalhousie, 82 in Jogindernagar, 70 in Manali, Sarkaghat 70, Shimla’s Narkanda 69, Kasauli 68, Rohru’s 56, Karsog 41, Shimla’s 37 and Rampur’s 33 mm of rain.
- next 48 hours heavy
According to the latest forecast issued by the Meteorological Center Shimla on Monday night, heavy to very heavy rains are likely to continue in Kangra, Hamirpur, Mandi, Bilaspur, Shimla, Sirmaur and Solan during the next 48 hours. After that it may decrease. The department has issued an advisory that due to heavy rains, there is a danger of landslides, falling of trees and increasing the water level of rivers and streams. Tourists, local people have been advised not to go near rivers and streams. Let us tell you that Dharamsala is such a place in the country, where it rains the most. Once upon a time, Cherrapunji in Assam had the highest rainfall. It was later replaced by Dharamsala.