Monsoon May Withdraw Completely From Himachal In 2 Days: Weather Office

According to the IMD, Himachal Pradesh received 884.8 mm of rains from June 1 till September 30, against the normal of 734.4 mm -- an excess of 20 per cent.

Shimla: The southwest monsoon which entered Himachal Pradesh on June 24 started withdrawing from parts of the state on Saturday, MeT officials said.

The monsoon started withdrawing from Kangra, Una, Bilaspur, Himpur and lower areas of Solan and Sirmaur districts on Saturday and is

likely to leave the entire state in the next two days, India Meteorological Department (IMD) ofPTIficer Sandeep Sharma told .

According to the IMD, Himachal Pradesh received 884.8 mm of rains from June 1 till September 30, against the normal of 734.4 mm -- an excess of 20 per cent.

This monsoon, Solan was the wettest in the state with 1,493.6 mm of rains against the normal of 874.3 mm -- an excess of 71 per cent, data released by the IMD showed.

A rain deficit of 41 per cent was noted in the Lahaul and Spiti district which received 224.3 mm of rainfall against the normal of 382.9 mm.