Heavy snowfall predicted once again in Himachal Pradesh beginning Monday


The Hush Post | 8:31 pm | One-minute read

Harsh winter conditions continue unabated in Himachal Pradesh. The skies will once again open up this week. The Meteorological department has predicted heavy snowfall, rain, hailstorm and thunderstorms in the state beginning Monday. Accordingly, the Met department has issued a ‘yellow’ warning from 18 to 21 February.

Shimla Met Centre said that a fresh spell of heavy snowfall would occur at higher reaches of the state on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Similarly, mid, low hills and plains in the state will recieve heavy rainfall, hailstorm and thunderstorm on.

The Met department has attributed the changed weather condition to the Western Disturbance.

The weatherman keeps on issuing colour-coded warnings to alert the public ahead of severe or hazardous weather. Yellow is the least dangerous among the weather warnings.

It is to be noted that Himachal Pradesh has experienced incessant snowfall for the past few weeks. The mercury has plummeted leaving the locals reeling under cold. Keylong remained the coldest place in the state at minus 11 degrees Celsius on Sunday.

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