The meteorological department on Saturday issued a yellow weather warning for thunderstorm accompanied with lightning, hailstorm and gusty winds for plains, low and middle hills in Himachal Pradesh till May 6. The department issues colour-coded warnings to alert the public ahead of severe or hazardous weather which has the potential to cause "damage, widespread disruption and/or danger to life".
Yellow is the least dangerous among the warnings.
Meanwhile, minimum temperatures in the state increased by 2-3 degrees Celsius in the last 24 hours. The lowest temperature in the state was recorded in Lahaul-Spiti's administrative centre Keylong at 5.8 degrees Celsius, Shimla Meteorological Centre Director Manmohan Singh said.
However, the maximum temperatures dipped by 3-4 notches across the hill state on Saturday with the highest temperature in Una at 34.2 degrees Celsius, he added.