SHIMLA: Rains and thunderstorms today lashed several parts of Himachal Pradesh, causing marginal fall in minimum temperatures while there was no change in maximum day temperatures.
A large number of tourists strolling on Mall Road and ridge rushed indoors as heavy showers lashed the area.
Shimla received 8 mm of rains while Jubbar Hatti was wettest with 13 mm rains followed by Sundernagar and Chail 7 mm each, Hipa 6 mm, Solan 5 mm Dharampur and Una 4 mm each.
The maximum temperatures witnessed no significant change and Una recorded a high of 38.4 degrees followed by Kangra 33.3 degrees, Sundernagar 32.7 degrees, Bhuntar 31.7 degrees, Nahan 30 degrees, Solan 29.8 degrees, Dharamshala 29.2 degrees, Shimla 24.9 degrees, Manali 21.8 degrees and Kalpa 21.4 degrees C.
Minimum temperatures decreased by few notches and Kalpa recorded a low of 8.4 degrees followed by Keylong 9.1 degrees while the key tourist resorts of Manali, Dalhousie and Shimla recorded a low of 11 degrees, 13.3 degrees and 13.5 degrees respectively followed by Bhuntar 16 degrees, Solan 16.7 degrees, Una 17 degrees, Dharamshala 17.4 degrees, Sundernagar 17.5 degrees, Hamirpur 19.3 degrees, Bilaspur 19.9 degrees and Nahan 21 degrees C.
The local MeT department has predicted rains and thundershowers in low, mid and higher hills of the state tomorrow.