Dehradun, June 15: The Meteorological Department has issued a warning of thundershowers and hailstorm in the hill state of Uttarakhand on Thursday.
The state is likely to witness thunderstorms on Thursday evening which will continue for the next 24 hours, an official of the weather department said.
State MeT department predicts rain in parts of Uttarakhand for 36 hours starting tomorrow, issues alert
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Rain has pounded many hilly tracts in the last few days but the plains are hot and humid. The maximum temperature in the state in the last 24-hours was recorded at 40.7 degrees Celsius in Pantnagar.
Dehradun recorded 38 degrees Celsius while the hilly regions of Mukteshwar (26.2) and There (27.2) were relatively pleasant. The monsoon is likely to enter the hill state on June 21, according to the Met office.