Shimla, May 26 (UNI) The widespread rains have brought down the night temperature marginally across the Himachal Pradesh, however the maximum temperatures in various parts of state continued to rise.
The people here got respite from the sultry days, as minimum and maximum temperatures only came down after the wide spread rains swept across the lower and upper areas of the state.
Though the rains were moderate and intermittent, but were effective in drenching the Sun baked fields and rejuvenating the aquifers.
The maximum recorded temperature in state capital Shimla after the moderate downpour was today recorded at 23.3 degrees Celsius, while yesterday it stood at 21.4 degrees Celsius.
A marginal rise in the maximum temperature was also recorded at Sundernagar and today the temperature stood at 31.3 degrees Celsius and yesterday the maximum recorded temperature here hovered around 28.8 degrees Celsius only.
Bhunter in Kullu district was also lashed out by the moderate rains. While the maximum recorded temperature yesterday was 29.5 degrees Celsius, the slightly risen mercury today stands at 30.3.
Kalpa in Kinnaur district recorded maximum temperature at 21.4 degrees Celsius with a marginal rise of one degrees from yesterday's 20.2 degrees.
The met office here forecast mild showers and thunder shower at isolated places of the state.
The temperature at Dharamshala after the recorded rains also rose marginally from 25.2 to 27.6 degrees Celsius.
The minimum temperature at Shimla town stood at 13.1 degrees and night temperatures at Sundernagar and Bhuntar fell by over three degrees to stand at 15.4 and 13 degrees Celsius.
The minimum temperature at Kalpa in the tribal district of Kinnuar district stood at three degrees, while the night temperature at the famous tourist resort of Dharamshala stood at 16.1 degrees.
The minimum temperature in Mandi town was at 17 and 12.8 at Solan, seven at Keylong, 14.4 at Palampur, 17.4 degrees at Una town.
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