Shimla, May 9 (UNI) People in the upper and lower areas of Himachal Pradesh had some respite from the prevailing heat wave conditions after mild rains swept across the state today.
The maximum temperature at Shimla town dropped by three degrees to stand at 21.0 degrees Celsius after 3 mm of recorded rains.
The met office said the maximum temperature in Dharamshala fell marginally and settled at 30.6 degrees against yesterday's 31.2 degrees Celsius. While, the maximum temperature at Sundernagar came down profoundly by six degrees to stand at 30.3 degrees, as compared to 36.3 degrees Celcius temperature recorded yesterday.
Kalpa in Kinnuar district also recorded a fall in the maximum temperature, which stood at 17.4 degrees Celsius, as compared to 20.3 degrees Celsius recorded yesterday.
The higher altitude areas of the tribal districts of Kinnaur and Lahaul Spiti experienced fresh spell of mild snowfall with Chamba and Kullu lashed out by intermittent rains.
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