Weather forecast: Moderate to heavy rain may continue in some districts of Himachal Pradesh, Delhi may get slight relief from intense heat, says IMD

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that moderate to heavy rain, thundershowers along with lightning and gusty winds up to 40-50 km per hour with possibility of hail at one or two places very likely to continue in the districts of Himachal Pradesh including Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Solan, Shimla, Kinnaur, Sirmaur, Mandi and Kullu in the next few hours.

Besides, the weather forecasting agency said Delhi and its adjoining areas may get slight relief from the extreme heat in the next 48 hours.

The minimum and maximum temperatures of the national capital are likely to hover at 30 degree Celsius and 40 degree Celsius on June 5.

Heatwave conditions in many parts with a severe heat wave in isolated pockets very likely over East Madhya Pradesh and Vidarbha.

East Rajasthan and in isolated pockets over Haryana, Marathwada Chhattisgarh, and Telangana are also likely to bear the brunt of the summer heat.