Himachal Weather Update: Himachal Pradesh Braces for 4-5 Days of Dry Weather and Heatwaves


Starting May 25, 2024, expect dry weather across the state for the next 4-5 days. Heat waves are likely to hit the low hills and plain areas today, and will spread to the mid-hills in the coming days.

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Starting from May 25, 2024, Himachal Pradesh will experience dry weather for the next 4-5 days, with heat waves anticipated to impact the low hills and plain areas today, spreading to the mid-hills in the coming days. Currently, the state sees partly cloudy skies with light rain in some areas, while Shimla remains mostly clear. Despite a few thunderstorms in the past 24 hours, most regions stayed dry with unusually high temperatures. Kukumseri was the coldest spot at 7.6°C, and Una the hottest at 43.0°C. In response to the expected heat wave, schools in certain Kangra subdivisions will be closed on May 25. Additionally, travelers on NH 03 between ATR and Gramphu are advised to exercise caution due to challenging weather conditions.

Himachal Weather Update: Himachal Pradesh Braces for 4-5 Days of Dry Weather and Heatwaves. | Image Credit: Pinterest.
Himachal Weather Update: Himachal Pradesh Braces for 4-5 Days of Dry Weather and Heatwaves. | Image Credit: Pinterest.

Today in Himachal Pradesh, you can expect partly cloudy skies with some light rain in certain areas. Shimla will mostly have clear skies, and no significant weather is expected across the state.

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In the past 24 hours, Himachal Pradesh experienced light rain and thunderstorms in some areas. The lower hills, including Kangra, Hamirpur, Una, Bilaspur, and parts of Mandi, Solan, and Sirmaur, mostly stayed dry. The middle hills, like Shimla, Solan, Sirmaur, and Mandi, also remained dry. Similarly, the higher hills, such as Kinnaur, Lahaul-Spiti, Chamba, and Kullu, saw no rain. Temperatures were higher than usual both during the day and night. Kukumseri was the coldest spot at 7.6°C, while Una was the hottest at 43.0°C. Today, no significant snowfall or rainfall was reported in Himachal Pradesh.

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Keylong was the coolest place today with a temperature of 20.4°C and a high chance of rain at 99%. Kufri was slightly warmer at 23.2°C with a 29% chance of rain. Shimla had a temperature of 27.2°C with a 20% chance of rain. Chamba was quite warm at 37°C, and Sundernagar was at 30°C, both with a moderate chance of rain. Kangra was the hottest spot today at 38.5°C with only a 1% chance of rain.

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Due to an expected heat wave, the District Magistrate of Kangra has ordered all government and private schools in the Indora, Fatehpur, Jawali, and Nurpur subdivisions to remain closed on May 25, 2024. The intense heat, predicted to reach dangerous levels, poses a risk of heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke, particularly during peak afternoon hours. To prevent health hazards and manage any emergencies, the authorities urge everyone to take necessary precautions. School authorities and local officials are instructed to enforce this closure and ensure public safety.


A recent travel advisory highlights the current road and weather conditions from ATR to Gramphu on NH 03. Due to challenging weather, all vehicles are permitted to travel between the ATR North portal and Gramphu, but this could change based on further weather developments. The Lahaul & Spiti District Police will manage traffic. Both locals and tourists are urged to exercise extreme caution while traveling through the valley, especially during snowfall, and to seek safe shelter when necessary. Hotel and homestay owners are asked to advise their guests accordingly. For emergencies or updates on weather and road conditions, travelers can contact the District Disaster Management Authority at the provided numbers.

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Himachal Weather Update: Himachal Pradesh Braces for 4-5 Days of Dry Weather and Heatwaves

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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