Himachal Pradesh Heavy Rain alert Update; Shimla Monsoon Forecast | Kangra Chamba Solan Rain News | Orange alert after two weeks; Heavy rain forecast in Solan and Sirmaur, bad weather till September 18


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Monsoon is becoming active again in Himachal. Meanwhile, the Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert of heavy rain during the next few hours in Solan and Sirmaur districts. During this period, there may be heavy rain in Kasauli, Baddi and Nalagarh. Orange alert has been given in any district of the state after three weeks.

IMD has issued a yellow alert of heavy rain in Chamba, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Una, Bilaspur, Kinnaur and Shimla districts. There will be rain or bad weather throughout the day in most areas of the state. Tomorrow also there may be rain in medium altitude areas, while there is a possibility of less rain in higher altitude and plain areas.

71.4 mm rain in Dharamshala in last 24 hours

Dharamshala has received maximum rainfall of 71.4 millimeters (MM) during the last 24 hours. 41.2 mm rainfall was recorded in Bharmour of Chamb, 47.8 mm in Palampur, 40 mm in Manali and 29.6 mm in Nahan.

IMD’s warning has increased the concerns of those people whose houses have been damaged by the heavy rains of the past few days or whose homes are in danger. It is cloudy in Shimla since this morning.

Monsoon has been slow for three weeks

Monsoon has been weak in the state since August 25. During this period, there has been light rain only in some areas. But now the monsoon is becoming active again. There is no sign of it going away yet. During the monsoon from June 1 to September 13, the state received 22 percent more rainfall than normal. Solan has received maximum rainfall of 78 percent, Shimla has received 72 percent and Bilaspur has also received 63 percent more rainfall than normal.

At the same time, there was 73 percent less rainfall than normal in September. Normally there is 68.6 mm rainfall in September, but this time only 18.4 mm rainfall has occurred.

Property worth Rs 8681 crore destroyed

So far, government and private property worth Rs 8681 crore has been destroyed, while 431 people have lost their lives. 431 people are injured and 39 people are missing for a long time. Due to this rain, the PWD department alone has suffered a loss of Rs 2941.60 crore. At the same time, Jal Shakti Department has also suffered a loss of Rs 2119.16 crore.

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