India Meteorological Department IMD has issued Yellow Alert of 48 hours for rainfall in various districts of Himachal Pradesh. The districts include Shimla, Chamba, Lahaul Spiti, Kullu, Sirmaur and Mandi. There is also high probability of snowfall in these districts.
Surender Paul, Head of IMD, Himachal Pradesh has said that during the last 24 hours, districts like Lahaul-Spiti, Kullu, Kinnaur, Shimla, Sirmaur, Chamba & Mandi received light snowfall due to a western disturbance.
The western disturbance will continue for at least 40 hours. Another Western disturbance will arrive around January 6 or 7, he said.