Tribune Net Desk
Chandigarh, February 5
Visitors was disrupted on the Shimla-Chandigarh freeway on Thursday morning following heavy snowfall.
Because of the slippery street, solely 4/4 automobiles may ply.
As quickly because the information of the snowfall unfold, numerous vacationers reached Shimla. The administration was making an attempt to clear the snow from the street and easy the site visitors.
Shimla SP Mohit Chawla stated that vehicular motion was restored as much as Tuti Kandi bypass on Chandigarh-Shimla street, whereas roads resulting in hospitals had been being cleared on precedence foundation.
Energy provide remained disrupted and half the town was with out electrical energy since final evening, whereas energy provide was erratic in lots of areas.
Higher Shimla space remained minimize off for the second day additionally.
Snowy situations are more likely to prevail for 2 to 3 days.
Within the final 19 years, Shimla has recorded the best snowfall in a single day in February. It was additionally the heaviest spell of the season.
The final heaviest spherical of the month was on 12 February 2002.
Manmohan Singh, director of the Meteorological Division, stated, “Shimla acquired 50 cm of snow on Thursday.”
Locations close to Shimla like Kufri, Chail and Narkanda are additionally experiencing snowfall, making the vacationer spot much more picturesque.