Weather: Normal Life Disrupts Due To Heavy Snowfall In Himachal Pradesh
Following fresh snowfall in Himachal Pradesh during the past 24 hours many roads have been closed and power and water supply badly affected. Read further on Dynamite News:
Shimla: Following fresh snowfall in Himachal Pradesh during the past 24 hours many roads have been closed and power and water supply schemes badly affected, as per the state Emergency Operation Centre (EOC).
The Himachal Pradesh EOC said, "As many as 252 roads including four National Highways have been closed. 1,024 electricity supply schemes and 29 water supply schemes have been hampered in the snow-prone districts of the state."
Important highways including Rohtang Pass NH-03, Jalori Pass NH-305 and NH-505 Gramphu to Lossar have been closed due to heavy snowfall.
Meanwhile, the NH-05 have been closed due to an avalanche in the area, as informed by the state disaster management.
"As per information received from DEOC Kinnaur, an avalanche occurred at Tinku Nallah Pooh District Kinnaur due to which the NH-05 has been blocked and restoration work is under process," tweeted Himachal Pradesh state disaster management authority.
Senior scientist at IMD Sandeep Kumar Sharma said that there will be another spell of rain and snowfall in the region.(with ANI inputs)