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Humidity levels up in HP

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Shimla, July 5 (UNI) The humidity levels in Himachal Pradesh remain high even as several parts of the state were lashed by light to moderate showers during the last 24 hrs, the met office said today.

The eastern winds blowing over the Bay of Bengal were responsible for the humid conditions prevailing in the entire state, it said.

Besides, the met office said, bringing in warm humid air from the Bay of Bengal, rains in several parts of the state were also pushing up the humidity levels.

Insignificant air movement, cloud cover and partial sunshine at times was also pushing up the humidity levels in the state, the met office added.

Pandoh and Karsog in Mandi district recorded about 48 mm and two mm rains respectively, while Rampur in Shimla district recorded about 15.2 mm of rains followed by 11.6 mm at Solang Nullah in Kullu district and 8.6 mm in Nauni in Solan district.

Ghamroor in Kangra district and Bhang Manali in Kullu district recorded five and 3.6 mm of rains during respectively the last 24 hours, the weathermen said.

Clouds continue to hover over Shimla and other adjoining areas and the minimum temperature recorded was 19 degree Celsius from a low of 17.9 degrees yesterday.

The night temperature at Kalpa in Kinnuar district soared to 13.7 degrees today from a low of 10 degrees yesterday.

The met office has predicted moderate to heavy showers in several areas of the state during the next 24 hours.

UNI AS HS AK ND1726

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