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Himachal Sees Heavy Rains, All Major Rivers In Spate

An official of the local Met office said there are chances of heavy to very heavy rainfall in some places in the state till Sunday.

Himachal Sees Heavy Rains, All Major Rivers In Spate
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Himachal Sees Heavy Rains, All Major Rivers In Spate
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2019-08-17T11:02:53+0530

Hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to experience moderate to heavy rainfall on Saturday, causing landslides in some areas and blocking the highways, while all the major rivers and their tributaries were in spate, officials said.

While the Kangra town recorded the highest rainfall in the state at 118 mm, it was 115 mm in Dharamsala, 84 mm in Dalhousie and 64 mm in Palampur. State capital Shimla received 40 mm rain.

An official of the local Met office said there are chances of heavy to very heavy rainfall in some places in the state till Sunday.

Incessant rains have also caused massive landslides on national highways in Shimla, Kinnaur, Mandi and Kullu districts, hampering vehicular traffic.

The water level in the major rivers of the state -- the Satluj, Beas and Yamuna --which enter the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana has also increased, a government official said.

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