The India Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert for heavy rainfall in the nine Himachal Pradesh districts including Shimla, Solan and Mandi.
Heavy rainfall resulted in waterlogging and traffic snarls in the city. The minimum temperature was recorded at 27.1 degrees Celsius.
As recent forecasts will tell you, there has been a lot of improvement in the accuracy of weather forecasts provided by the IMD. There has been an increase in the number, class and type of observatories. Communication speed has been on a rise, too.
Scientists expressed concern that if this phenomenon continues for a few more days, many valuable herbs will reach the verge of extinction.
According to weather forecast, Light intensity rain/drizzle would occur over and adjoining areas of Yamunanagar, Kurukshetra, Karnal, Rajaund.
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the Safdarjung Observatory, the primary weather station in the national capital, had recorded the minimum temperature.
The impact of Cyclone Sitrang was felt in Assam on Monday morning as rains lashed different parts of the state.
Earlier, (IMD) had also predicted light to moderate intensity rain in parts of Delhi-NCR during the next two hours.
Isolated thunderstorms activity is likely over Punjab, Haryana, and Rajasthan, accompanied by hail storms over Punjab on January 5.