SNOW DISRUPTS LIFE IN U’KHAND, HI­MACHAL

The Times of India (Mumbai edition) - - TIMES NATION -

A fresh spell of snow­fall in the up­per Hi­malayas on Sun­day left lo­cals in sev­eral parts of Ut­tarak­hand and Hi­machal Pradesh strug­gling for sup­ply of es­sen­tial ser­vices like wa­ter and elec­tric­ity. The lat­est bout of snow­fall in the up­per Hi­malayas cut off over two dozen vil­lages in Ut­tarkashi dis­trict in Ut­tarak­hand, and blocked sev­eral roads in many dis­tricts of Hi­machal Pradesh. Some places, in­clud­ing Manali, had no power sup­ply till af­ter­noon. The north por­tal of La­haul’s Ro­htang tun­nel has also been closed for traf­fic move­ment

Satish Pad­wal

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