Shimla, June 06: In Himachal Pradesh, the normal life was disrupted as severe thunderstorm followed by rain and hailstorm hit several parts on Sunday evening. Capital Shimla and parts of Mandi, Solan, Bilaspur and Kangra Districts were lashed with moderate rain. The met department has forecast rain and thundershowers at many places in mid hills for next few days. Reports are that the visibility was so low that the drivers were forced to drive their vehicles at snail pace.
This sudden change in weather forced the tourists and locals to rush indoor and disrupting vehicular traffic. The power supply and telecommunication services have been affected badly in the state. However, several degrees dip in the mercury has provided relief to people from the scorching heat