Snowfall in Lahaul Spiti & Kinnaur Cloudburst in Sirmour

arable land and crop destroyed 

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Shimla, Sep 21
Inclement weather including rain, Snow and Cloudburst have disrupted normal life in the state.
Report arriving here said that high reaches of Lahaul Spiti and Kinnaur recorded fresh snowfall increased the cold wave in the state. Kunzum, Rohtang and Baralacha passes received Snowfall in the morning and Kinner-Kailash and high reaches of Chitkul reported light to moderate snowfall overnight.
Monsoon continues wreaking havoc in the hill state and has been causing loss of life and property since three months,. There are reports of cloud burst in a village of Sirmour district last night destroyed the crops and ariable land in the village.
Spokesperson of State Emergency Operation Centre Sudesh Mokta said that cloudburst at villatge Chamyar Korud Nihog in Nahan Tehsil of Sirmaur district occoured at 2005hrs last night.
As per the information received here from district headquarter Sirmaur said that incident of cloud bursts occurred at Chamyar village due to which most of the people’s land and crops have been destroyed.
 The Met office said that monsoon was vigorous in the state as most places of state lashed with rainfall during last 24 hrs.
Slapper had 50 mm rain, Baijnath in Kangra 45 mm, Bilaspur 37 mm, Manali , Kothi in Kullu and Rajgarh in Sirmaur 18 mm each, Sarahan and Sangrah nine mm each, Dharmshala and Palampur in Kangra five mm, Berthin in Bilaspur four mm and Rampur in Shimla three mm.
The Met Office have given warning of heavy rainfall in Kangra, Mandi, Solan and Sirmaur district and forecast of rain and thunderstorm at many places in the mid and foot hills and few places in the high reaches of the state in next 24 hrs.

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