Heavy rain alert issued in many districts of Himachal Pradesh, snowfall in Lahaul-Spiti
In most areas of Himachal Pradesh, including the capital Shimla, rainfall is being witnessed for the last 24 hours. An orange alert has been issued by the Meteorological Department for 8 districts of the state. During this, heavy rain has been predicted in Kangra, Kullu, Lahaul-Spiti, Mandi, Kinnaur, Shimla, Solan and Sirmaur districts. Snowfall is expected to continue at the high altitude places of these districts. IMD has issued a yellow alert for Una, Chamba, Bilaspur and Hamirpur districts. There is also a possibility of flood in some areas of Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla and Kinnaur districts. Local people and tourists have been warned to stay away from rivers and streams.