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Monsoon has once again become active after remaining inactive in the state for a few days. (file photo)
Monsoon has once again become active after remaining inactive in the state for a few days. Intermittent rain continues in most areas of the state including the capital Shimla since last night. Heavy rains have been recorded in Sirmair, Shimla and Mandi districts during this period. The rain which started last night in the capital Shimla continued throughout the day on Friday.
Six people have lost their lives at different places in the state in rain-related incidents. In this, two people died in road accidents in Una district and one in Kinnaur. One person each was killed in Lahaul-Spiti due to flooding and landslides in Mandi. One person died of snakebite in Hamirpur.
Sirmaar has recorded the highest rainfall of 165 mm. 99 in Dharampur, 96 in Sundernagar, 90 in Pachhad, 81 in Paonta Sahib, 58 in Kandaghat, 55 in Kasaili, 47 in Bharari, 43 in Jogendranagar, 37 in Bijai, 36 in Kumarsen, 35 in Mandi, Rampur, Sarahan, Shimla , 30-30 in Kufri and Nahan, 28 in Solan, 26 in Tinder, 25-25 in Jubbarhatti and Gaggal, 24-24 in Dharamsala and Gohar, 23 in Banjar, 22 in Renuka, 21 in Dalhousie, 19 in Narkanda and Kotkhai It has rained -19 mm. 20 roads remained closed in the state due to rain.
now what next
Director of Mesam Department, Surendra Pal said that till August 26, the weather will remain bad in the state. It will rain at many places during this period. On August 21 and 22, a yellow alert has been issued for heavy rains in the plains and mid-mountain areas.