heavy snowfall In tribal area himachal

Heavy snowfall in tribal areas of Himachal

SHIMLA – The entire tribal belt and higher hills of Himachal Pradesh experienced another spell of heavy snowfall while mid and lower hills were lashed by intermittent rains disrupting power supply at some places and blocking link roads in the interior areas. The tribal valleys of Lahaul were hit by a blizzard while Kinnaur district, Rohtang, Kunzam and Saach passes received heavy snowfall whereas Palampur in Kangra was lashed by a hailstorm, Met department said today. The snow storm and hail disrupted power supply at many places in Lahaul-Spiti, Kinnaur, Kullu and some other places while over 50 roads were blocked due to snowfall. Keylong and Kalpa in tribal areas received 60 cm and 45 cm of snow while Rohtang Pass and upper Manali region received 60 cm to 100 cm of fresh snowfall. ~ PTI

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