Himachal Pradesh climate information| Heavy snowfall in Himachal Pradesh; 170 college students rescued close to Kufri, over 100 individuals from Shimla


Himachal Pradesh weather


View of a snow lined valley after snowfall in Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit score:&nbspPTI

Key Highlights

  • Dalhousie obtained 60 cm of snow (the best within the state) adopted by Kufri (20 cm) between 5.30 pm on Friday and eight.30 am on Saturday

  • Greater than 100 individuals had been rescued after the motion of their automobiles was obstructed between Dhalli and Charrabara space

  • Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has requested authorities to revive electrical energy and water provide in areas affected by snowfall

Shimla: Heavy snowfall was recorded in common vacationer locations in Himachal Pradesh, together with Manali, Dalhousie, Shimla, and Kufri, which led to the mercury dipping to sub-zero ranges on Saturday.

In line with Shimla Meteorological Centre director Manmohan Singh, picturesque vacationer resort Dalhousie in Chamba district obtained 60 cm of snow (the best within the state), adopted by Kufri (20 cm), Shimla (13 cm) and Manali (10 cm) between 5.30 pm on Friday and eight.30 am on Saturday.

Minimal temperatures in Kufri, Shimla, Manali, and Dalhousie had been recorded at minus 3.9 levels Celsius, minus 0.5 levels Celsius, minus 1.8 levels Celsius, and minus 0.4 levels Celsius respectively. The lowest minimal temperature within the state was recorded in Keylong, the headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti, at minus 5.7 levels Celsius.

In the meantime, greater than 100 individuals had been rescued after the motion of their automobiles was obstructed between Dhalli and Charrabara space following heavy snowfall in Hassan valley of Shimla district.

As many as 170 college students, who had been stranded attributable to heavy snowfall close to Kufri in Shimla, had been rescued early at this time.

The scholars (90 from Maharashtra and 80 from Rajasthan) had been on a visit to Himachal Pradesh.

In line with Shimla Superintendent of Police Omapati Jamwal, the bus carrying the scholars from Maharashtra skidded at Fagu at round 8 pm whereas it was en path to Manali.

The SP added that Dhalli SHO Rajkumar and his staff rescued the scholars and shifted them to a close-by resort.

Whereas Rajkumar and his staff had been coming again in the direction of Hassan Valley after clearing Charrabara-Kufri part, they discovered over 80 gentle motor automobiles and two vacationer buses caught in snow piled up on the street.

The vacationer buses had been carrying the scholars, together with 35 ladies, from Rajasthan.

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has, in the meantime, requested authorities to revive electrical energy and water provide in areas affected by snowfall.

The Deputy Commissioners have been requested to difficulty an advisory to the general public in addition to vacationers visiting the state to keep away from trekking to greater reaches. They’ve additionally been urged to stay cautious whereas plying their automobiles on snow-covered roads.

Thakur additionally requested the Public Works Division (PWD) to make sure that all the main roads are reopened with out additional ado.



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