Tribune Internet Desk
Chandigarh, February 5
Visitors motion on the Shimla-Chandigarh freeway was disrupted on Friday morning after Thursday’s heavy snow.
Solely 4/4 autos might transfer owing to the slippery street situations.
As information of snow unfold, vacationers flocked to Shimla. The administration was making an attempt to take away snow from the street and streamline the site visitors.
Vehicular site visitors on Chandigarh-Shimla street was resumed as much as Tuti kandi bypass whereas roads resulting in hospitals have been being cleared on precedence foundation, mentioned SP Shimla Mohit Chawla.
The facility provide was disrupted and half of the city was with out electrical energy since final night time, whereas energy provide was erratic in a number of areas.
Higher Shimla space remained lower off for the second day.
The snowy panorama is more likely to keep for 2 to 3 days.
Up to now 19 years, Shimla has recorded the very best snow on a single day in February. This was additionally the season’s heaviest spell.
The final heaviest spell within the month was on February 12, 2002.
“On Thursday, Shimla skilled 50 cm snow,” mentioned Manmohan Singh, director of the meteorology division.
Locations close to Shimla equivalent to Kufri, Chail and Narkanda have additionally been experiencing snow, turning the vacationer vacation spot much more picturesque.