Monsoon subsides in Himachal, to remain weak

Monsoon subsides in Himachal, to remain weak till July 9

Shimla, July 7 (IANS) The monsoon in Himachal Pradesh has subsided and will continue to remain weak till July 9, a weather official said here on Thursday.

“Precipitation occurred at a few places on Wednesday. There was no appreciable change in the minimum temperatures,” an official of the Meteorological Department told IANS.

Nahan and Bilaspur towns each saw just 1 mm of rainfall.

The weather bureau said the towns of Narkanda, Kufri, Shimla, Dharamsala, Palampur and Manali recorded no rain since Wednesday.

“The monsoon will be subdued till July 9 with chances of rain at some places in mid hills on July 10,” the official added.

He said there are chances of widespread rainfall across the state from July 11 and 13.

A government spokesperson said the water level in the Satluj, Beas and Yamuna rivers and its tributaries, which were earlier in spate in Kinnaur, Shimla, Kullu, Mandi, Bilaspur and Sirmaur districts, has started receding.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of or any employee thereof. is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here