Thunderstorm, hail hit parts of HP
The maximum day temperature dropped by few notches across Himachal Pradesh as several areas were lashed by thunderstorm and hail. Thunderstorm and hail lashed the state capital Shimla and its surrounding areas. The sky also remained heavily overcast, reducing the visibility considerably. Some areas in lower hills of the state were also swept by strong velocity winds accompanied by showers, causing marginal drop of two to three degrees in day temperature. The high altitude tribal areas and other high mountain peaks in Kangra, Kullu, Lahaul and Spiti and Kinnaur and Shimla districts received a fresh spell of mild snowfall.