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Dodra Kwar cut off after heavy snowfall

Dodra Kwar cut off after heavy snowfall

Met forecast: The Met office has warned of a thunderstorm and lightning in low hills and heavy rain and snow in middle and high hills on January 4 and 5 and predicted heavy snow at isolated places in Chamba, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Kinnaur and Lahaul and Spiti districts. Photo: Amit Kanwar



Tribune News Service

Shimla, January 3

The remote Dodra Kwar area of Shimla district was cut off from the rest of the state following heavy snowfall at Chanshal in Rohru subdivision. Tribal districts of Kinnaur and Lahaul and Spiti received another spell of moderate snow while mid hills were lashed by intermittent rains.

Gondla received 21 cm of snow, followed by Koksar with 13 cm of snow, Pooh 10 cm, Manali 9 cm, Sumdo 8 cm and Kalpa 7 cm. Manali with 11 mm of rains was the wettest, followed by Keylong and Dharamsala 9 mm each, Bilaspur and Jhandutta 8 mm each, Amb 7 mm, Nagrota Suriyan and Chamba 6 mm each, Kandaghat, Kasauli, Palampur and Nadaun 5 mm each and Gaggal, Shimla and Solan 3 mm each.

The MeT office has warned of a thunderstorm and lightening in low hills and heavy rain and snow in middle and high hills on January 4 and 5 and predicted heavy snow at isolated places in Chamba, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Kinnaur and Lahaul and Spiti districts with the possibility of a disrupted transport system, electricity and water supply.

The minimum temperatures increased by 2 to 4 degrees with Keylong witnessing a low of minus 6.1. Maximum temperatures increased by a few notches and Una recorded a high of 21.6 degrees C.


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