Himachal Weather Forecast: Snowfall and Rainfall Bring Relief to Himachal Pradesh, but Heatwave Threat Looms Large in Districts Beyond Shimla


On 31st May 2024, heat waves continue in mid and low hills/plains. Snowfall is reported in Rohtang, and Shimla is experiencing rainfall. Expect isolated to scattered rain with thunderstorms and lightning from today onwards. Stay informed on the weather for safe travel.

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Explore Himachal Pradesh’s dynamic weather landscape, offering a spectrum from cool retreats to warm sunshine. From Shimla’s pleasant temperatures to Kangra’s heat, the state caters to diverse preferences. However, staying prepared is crucial, especially with recent weather fluctuations. While Keylong boasts cool climes amidst rainfall, areas like Kufri and Sundernagar provide warmer escapes. Yet, whether you’re planning a trip or navigating Lahaul & Spiti’s roads, staying updated on the latest weather forecasts and advisories is essential for a safe and enjoyable experience. With Himachal Pradesh’s beauty beckoning, let’s ensure every journey is both memorable and secure.

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Himachal Pradesh Weather: In the summer capital Shimla weather is deteriorating, with the possibility of again rainfall at night.| Image Credit: Twitter.
Himachal Pradesh Weather: In the summer capital Shimla weather is deteriorating, with the possibility of again rainfall at night.| Image Credit: Twitter.

Today in Himachal Pradesh, Shimla will have a mainly clear sky. Heat waves are likely in isolated areas of Una, Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Sirmaur, Solan, and Kangra, with a yellow alert issued. There’s a chance of light precipitation in Chamba. Stay prepared and updated with the latest weather forecast.

In the past 24 hours, Himachal Pradesh saw very light rain in isolated areas. Lower hills like Kangra, Hamirpur, Una, Bilaspur, and parts of Mandi, Solan, and Sirmaur remained dry. Mid-hills including Shimla, Solan, Sirmaur, and Mandi also experienced dry weather. In higher hills such as Kinnaur, Lahaul-Spiti, Chamba, and Kullu, there was isolated rain and snow. Temperatures were unusually high, with Keylong being the coolest at 3.9°C, while Neri was the hottest at 45.6°C. Heatwave conditions affected Mandi, Sirmaur, Hamirpur, Solan, Bilaspur, Una, and Kangra districts. Stay updated with the Himachal Pradesh weather forecast for more information.

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According to the Indian Meteorological Department and the Ministry of Earth Science, Koksar in Himachal Pradesh recorded snowfall today. Rainfall was observed at many locations across the state. Tinder received the highest rainfall at 13mm. Reckong PEO, Bhuntar, Khadrala, Moorang, and Sainj had the lowest rainfall at 1mm. Other notable rainfall amounts include Kothi with 10mm, Kukumasheri with 9mm, Jubbal and PTO Koksar with 8mm each, Keylong with 6mm, Bharmaur, Banjar, and Sangla with 4mm each, Kalpa with 3mm, and Theog, Rohru, Nichar, and Shimla 2mm each. Stay updated with the latest Himachal Pradesh weather forecast for accurate information.

In Himachal Pradesh, Keylong is the coolest spot at 13.9°C, with a high chance of rain. Kufri is warmer at 23.6°C, with a low chance of rain. Shimla enjoys a pleasant 27.4°C with a moderate chance of rain. Chamba and Sundernagar are warmer, at 35.5°C and 34.5°C respectively, with a moderate chance of rain. Kangra is the hottest at 38.2°C, with minimal chances of rain. Whether you seek cool retreats or warm sunshine, Himachal Pradesh’s diverse weather has something for everyone. Stay updated with the Himachal Pradesh weather forecast for the latest information.


The Lahaul & Spiti Police have released the latest weather and road status update as of 31st May 2024, 8:00 AM. Keylong, Kaza, Sumdo, Udaipur, Tindi, Sissu, North Portal, and South Portal are experiencing partly cloudy to cloudy weather. Roads through these regions are fully accessible. Specifically, the Rohtang to Darcha route, and the Darcha to Shinkula road are open. Additionally, the SKTT road from Tandi to Kadhu Nallah is operational. Travelers are advised to note that the Gramphu to Lossar route is open as per the advisory, and the Sumdo to Lossar road is also open. The South Portal to Darcha to Shinkula/Sarchu route is open but only one-way from Darcha to Sarchu. For safe travel in Lahaul & Spiti, check the latest weather and road conditions before your journey. For more information, contact the Lahaul & Spiti Police helplines at 89880-92298 or 01900-202025.

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The District Disaster Management Authority of Lahaul & Spiti has issued a travel advisory for NH-505 Kaza to Gramphu Road as of 31st May 2024. The NH 505 Kaza-Gramphu road is open for 4×4 vehicles and bikes from both directions, but only between 7:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Drivers should be cautious as the route from Gramphu to Lossar is prone to rock falls and avalanches. The Police Department is managing traffic, and the movement of vehicles is contingent on weather and road conditions. Travelers must ensure their vehicles are in good condition and fully equipped before setting out. Unnecessary stoppages on the route should be avoided, and hotel and homestay owners should inform their guests of these guidelines. For emergencies, contact the District Emergency Operation Center at +91 94594-61355, 01900-202509 / 510 / 517, or the toll-free number 1077. This advisory is issued for public safety by the Deputy Commissioner of Lahaul and Spiti.

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Himachal Weather Forecast: Snowfall and Rainfall Bring Relief to Himachal Pradesh, but Heatwave Threat Looms Large in Districts Beyond Shimla

Neha Kumari is a promising Himachal Pradesh Weather Expert to the world of journalism, offering a fresh perspective on the Weather events of Himachal Pradesh. As a reporter for Diary Times, she has Experience of More than 5 years As a Intern At Skymet Weather Services to providing accurate and insightful coverage of the Weather report. With her passion for covering and commitment to factual reporting, I strives to bring readers the most reliable Weather news from the ground level.

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