Himachal Weather Update: Today, Neri surpassed Paonta Sahib on the list of places with the highest temperature, reaching a tropical 41.7 degrees Celsius.

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In the coming days, scattered rain showers are expected in the middle and upper hills of the state, possibly accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning in some areas. This trend is likely to continue for the next five days, starting from May 6, 2024. Following this, the rainfall activity is anticipated to ramp up significantly for the subsequent 2-3 days. So, it’s wise to stay prepared for some wet weather ahead.

Kangra soared to the top of the temperature charts today, hitting a toasty 30.2 degrees Celsius! And guess what? There's just a 1% chance of rainfall, so it's a sunny day ahead!"| Image Credit: Pinterest.

Kangra soared to the top of the temperature charts today, hitting a toasty 30.2 degrees Celsius! And guess what? There's just a 1% chance of rainfall, so it's a sunny day ahead!"| Image Credit: Pinterest.

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Reported & Written By Neha Singh, Diary Times, Sirmour, May 08: Today’s weather in Shimla, the summer capital, is pleasant with a cloudy sky. This means sunlight is a bit scattered, making it less intense and visibility is slightly reduced. In areas like Satluj, Beas, and Ranjit Nagar, no noteworthy weather changes were reported. However, there’s a chance of light rain in places like Sirmaur and Solan. Otherwise, the rest of Himachal Pradesh seems to have no major weather changes.

Himachal Weather Update: Today, Neri surpassed Paonta Sahib on the list of places with the highest temperature, reaching a tropical 41.7 degrees Celsius.
Today’s weather in Shimla, the summer capital, is pleasant with a cloudy sky. | Image Credit: Pinterest.

Over the past day, some areas in the state experienced light rain with thunder. Lower hill regions like Kangra, Hamirpur, Una, Bilaspur, and parts of Mandi, Solan, and Sirmour stayed dry, and this pattern is expected to continue tomorrow. Middle hill areas, including parts of Shimla, Solan, Sirmaur, and Mandi, saw rainy weather, while higher hill regions like Kinnaur, Lahaul, Spiti, and some parts of Chamba and Kullu had rain and snow in some places. Temperatures remained fairly steady, with Keylong recording the lowest at 4.1 degrees Celsius and Neri reaching the highest at 41.7 degrees Celsius. Tomorrow, a new Western cyclonic disturbance is likely to affect the Western Himalayan Region.

Himachal Weather Update: Today, Neri surpassed Paonta Sahib on the list of places with the highest temperature, reaching a tropical 41.7 degrees Celsius.
Today, Neri surpassed Paonta Sahib on the list of places with the highest temperature, reaching a tropical 41.7 degrees Celsius. | Image Credit: Pinterest.

Today, there wasn’t a significant amount of snowfall reported in any area, according to the Ministry of Earth Science and the Indian Meteorological Department. However, there were varying amounts of rainfall across different places. Narkanda AWS received the highest amount of rainfall for the day, with 3.5mm, while Sundarnagar saw the least, with only 0.3mm. Other areas like Chhatrari, Buahi, Rampur Bushar, Kumarsain, and Palampur also received rainfall, with amounts ranging from 0.4mm to 3.3mm.

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In the picturesque landscape of Himachal Pradesh, each major city offers a distinct weather experience. Keylong, nestled among the majestic mountains, boasts the coolest temperature among its counterparts at 11.3°C. With a high chance of rain standing at 99%, it beckons visitors to embrace the chilly breeze and perhaps carry an umbrella for the inevitable showers. Moving along, Kufri presents a slightly milder climate at 17.3°C, accompanied by a 44% chance of precipitation. Despite its moderate temperature, a passing shower might surprise those exploring its scenic beauty. Shimla, the capital city, welcomes travelers with a warmer embrace at 16.8°C. However, with a 49% chance of rain, it advises visitors to be prepared for intermittent downpours amidst the warmth.

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Chamba, enveloped in tranquility, offers a cozy atmosphere at 14.3°C. Yet, it distinguishes itself as the wettest spot with a 100% chance of rain, inviting visitors to experience its lush greenery amidst the showers. Venturing towards Sundernagar, the temperature escalates noticeably to 30.4°C, signaling a warmer climate compared to its counterparts. Despite the temperature rise, there’s still a 45% chance of rain, ensuring a refreshing ambiance. Finally, Kangra basks in the warmth at 30.2°C, marking itself as the warmest spot among the cities. With just a 1% chance of rain, it promises sunny skies and dry conditions for those seeking a respite from the showers. Each city in Himachal Pradesh beckons travelers with its unique climate, inviting them to immerse themselves in the beauty of the mountains amidst varying temperatures and chances of rain.

Himachal Weather Update: Today, Neri surpassed Paonta Sahib on the list of places with the highest temperature, reaching a tropical 41.7 degrees Celsius.
Cloudy weather prevails in Kala amb today. There is the possibility of rainfall in this area at night.

Travelers in Lahaul & Spiti must heed the safety advice from the local police, especially in mountainous areas prone to tough weather. They warn against traveling during extreme conditions like heavy snowfall or landslides, stressing the dangers involved.

Himachal Weather Update: Today, Neri surpassed Paonta Sahib on the list of places with the highest temperature, reaching a tropical 41.7 degrees Celsius.
Darch to Sarchu road is still closed due to potential hazards. | Image Credit: Pinterest.

As of May 8, 2024, up to 0800hrs, the weather and road conditions seem mostly favorable. Places like Keylong, Kaza, Sumdo, and others have clear weather, making travel easy. However, some roads face closures due to adverse weather. For example, the Darcha to Sarchu and Lossar to Gramphu routes are closed due to potential hazards. But good news! The SKITI road from Tandi to Tindi previously closed due to a landslide, is now open. Additionally, the Darcha to Shinkula road was shut down because of snowfall, but it’s back open now. The authorities are proactive, giving notices about closures like the SCP Darcha to Shinkula road due to snowfall.

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In short, while most places enjoy good weather and open roads, closures and advisories remind us of the challenges mountainous areas pose. Travelers must stay updated on weather forecasts and road conditions provided by local authorities for a safe journey in Lahaul & Spiti.

 

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Himachal Weather Update: Today, Neri surpassed Paonta Sahib on the list of places with the highest temperature, reaching a tropical 41.7 degrees Celsius.

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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