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Temperature crosses 44 degrees in Himachal, yellow alert for heat wave till May 23

Shimla, May 19 (HS). The scorching heat continues in Himachal Pradesh and the heat is going to increase further in the coming days. The Meteorological Department has issued a yellow alert of heat wave in many districts of the state. The maximum temperature will increase in Shimla and other districts for the next five days. According to the forecast released by the department, there will be no respite from the heat in the next four-five days.

Director of Meteorological Center Shimla, Surendra Pal said that heat wave is likely to continue in different parts of the plain districts Una and Bilaspur. There is a possibility of severe heat in Hamirpur, Solan, Sirmaur, Kangra, Una and Shimla districts for the next four-five days. The maximum temperature in Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Solan (Nalagarh, Baddi, Parwanoo), Sirmaur (Dhaula Kuan, Paonta Sahib) and Kangra (Gaggal, Nurpur, Indora, Fatehpur, Dehra, Jaswan) will rise by two to three degrees Celsius. During this time, the minimum temperature of the plain and central areas of the state will also continue to increase. He has appealed to the people to be cautious due to the possibility of heat wave and has urged to take more care of children, elderly and sick people.

Heat wave occurred in 10 cities during the last 24 hours, including Shimla, Dharamshala, Sundernagar, Bhuntar, Una, Solan, Palampur, Gaggal, Mandi and Bilaspur. He said that there is no possibility of rain in the plains till May 25. There will be a yellow alert of heat wave in these areas till May 23. There may be rain and snowfall in medium altitude and high altitude areas on 20th and 21st May.

Temperature crossed 40 in seven cities, reached 44.2 degrees in Una

Seven cities of the state also recorded maximum mercury above 40 degrees Celsius on Sunday. The mercury remained above normal in most areas of the state including Shimla. The highest temperature was recorded at 44.2 degrees in Una, 43.2 degrees in Neri of Hamirpar, 42.2 degrees in Bilaspur, 41.8 degrees in Dhaula Kuan, 40.3 degrees in Sundernagar, 40.2 degrees in Barthin and 40 degrees Celsius in Kangra.

Apart from this, it was 29.5 degrees in Shimla, 33.4 degrees in Jubbahati, 33.9 degrees in Kasauli, 35 degrees in Solan, 23.5 degrees in Kufri, 28.2 degrees in Mashobra, 23.4 degrees in Narkanda, 33.8 degrees in Sainj, 37.2 degrees in Bhuntar, 37 degrees in Bajuara. It was 35.1 degrees in Dharamshala, 38.8 degrees in Chamba, 28.1 degrees in Reckong Peo, 23.8 degrees in Kalpa, 22.9 degrees in Tabo and 19.4 degrees in Keylong.

Minimum temperature is also rising, Shimla's nights are as hot as the plains.

At the same time, the minimum temperature is also continuously increasing. The surprising thing is that the nights in the hill stations of the state have become as hot as the plains. The minimum temperature of famous tourist destinations Shimla and Manali remains four degrees Celsius above normal. In Shimla, people have to resort to umbrellas to protect themselves from the scorching sun. The minimum temperature on Sunday was recorded at 20.7 degrees Celsius in Shimla and 13.6 degrees Celsius in Manali. Minimum mercury in Sundernagar was 19.5 degrees, Bhuntar 15.7 degrees, Kalpa 10.6 degrees, Dharamshala 23.5 degrees, Una 22 degrees, Nahan 22.9 degrees, Keylong 7 degrees, Palampur 21 degrees, Solan 20.2 degrees, Kangra 21.6 degrees. degree, 19.1 degree in Mandi, 20.3 degree in Bilaspur, 19.9 degree in Hamirpur, 16.6 degree in Chamba, 23.2 degree in Jubbahatti, 16.8 degree in Kufri, 5.8 degree in Kukumseri, 14.2 degree in Narkanda, 13.7 degree in Reckong Peo, 13.5 degree in Seobagh. degrees, Dhaula Kuan recorded 22.8 degrees Celsius.