Shimla, May 8 (UNI) Mercury today marginally came down in Himachal Pradesh following thin layer of clouds in upper areas, but the lower areas of the state continued to reel under sultry sun.
Met office said the people across the upper parts of the state had some respite from the heat, as the thin clouds hovering overhead restrained the temperature from rising further. However, lower areas of the state continued to face scorching heat.
The minimum temperature at the famous tourist resort of Shimla was at 14.1 degrees Celsius, while the maximum temperature settled at 24.7 degrees Celsius.
The minimum temperature at Una town was recorded at 15.7 degrees and maximum at 41.6 degrees, while in Dharamshala the minimum temperature was 17.7 degrees and maximum stood at 31.2 degrees.
Kalpa in Kinnuar district recorded minimum temperature at 3.0 degrees and maximum at 20.8 degrees. The minimum temperatures at Sundernagar and Bhuntar were 16.7 and 12.2 degrees respectively.
The minimum temperature at Mandi was 35.7 degrees and maximum settled at 18.0 degrees, while in Nahan, the night temperature was recorded at 18.0 degrees.
The Met office said isolated places were likely to witness thundershowers and moderate rain.
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