Shimla, Aug 5 : Southwest monsoon remained subdued during last two days in the Himachal Pradesh. Rain may lash a few places in the state in next 24 hrs as Met Office sounded warning of heavy to very heavy rainfall.
Despite subdued rainfall Hindustan Tibet National Highway remained off for two to three hours at Hassen valley between Dhalli and Chharbara after massive landslides. A private bus carrying hotel staff trapped in the landslides, in which one person was injured. The highway was restored for the normal traffic after clearing the road.
In Last 24 hrs Shimla saw 65 mm rianfall, Palampur and Baijnath in Kangra district 69 mm and 50 mm, Jogindernagar in Mandi 30 mm, Dharamshala in Kangra 26mm Tissa in Chamba 25 mm, Rajgarh in Sirmaur 22 mm, Gaggal in Kangra 21 mm, Baggi in Shimal 16 mm Pachhad in Sirmaur 15 mm, Bangana in Una eight mm, Naina Devi in Bilaspur six mm, Mehre in Kangra four mm Jubbar Hatti in Shimla and Chamba-three
The Met Office issued warning of heavy to very heavy rainfall in mid and foot hills and forecast of rain in most places of mid hills and many places in the foot hills and high reaches in next 24 hrs.(UNI)