High velocity thunderstorm hits many parts of Himachal



Shimla (Jun 8): A high velocity thunderstorm hit Shimla and its surrounding districts last night, uprooting massive trees and dislodging power plls, besides damaged vehicles in the

The capital town remained loomed in the darkness for more than three hours last night as power supply was snapped.Three vehicle were buried under a massive old devodar tree at US club The pedestrian path also halted
by the tree as it come down crushing power supply pole and line could not restore till the noon. Traffic remained blocked on the Cart road from Tallland to Lift as two tree came down on the road.

Report coming here said that apple crop was damaged by the thunder and hailstorm in 12 gram panchayat of Jubbal Kotkahi, Theog, Kumarsain and Chopal assembly constituenties. Perishable vegetables and fruits like cherry, almond and apricot wre also damaged by the hailstorm.

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