Torrential rains disrupt normal life in HP



Shimla: Torrential rains in most places of Himachal Pradesh has put life out of gear as it has caused disruption in power generation, uprooting of trees, landslides and rising of water level in major rivers.

The state met office director Manmohan Singh told HimVani that torrential rains were being caused by combined affect of Western Disturbances and active SW monsoon. He said that Mandi district was worst hit by heavy rainfall as it recorded 50-60 mm average rainfall.

Meanwhile, the 1500 MW Nathpa-Jhakri project was shut down for the fifth time this year as silt level increased to 35,000 ppm level, whereas water in flowing above danger mark as it have risen to 2,200 cusecs compared to 450 cusecs normal level, project in-charge, NC Bansal said.

Meanwhile, the Victory Tunnel-Sanjouli road via Lakkar Bazaar remained blocked overnight as landslides came over the road near the tunnel. One person was injured as a huge tree came over him at Richmund this morning. The injured, Aman Chadha, has been admitted to IGMC. A landslide also come over the road at Triphila Hotel near Jakhu.

Previous articleRajinder Rana elected Himachal Amateur Circle Kabaddi Association president
Next articleTorrential rain disrupts normal life in HP

No posts to display