Cold weather returns in Uttarakhand

In Pithoragarh headquarter, snowfall in Munsariyi have once again reduced the temperature. Hail fell in high altitude areas including headquarters on Monday evening. Here, in Munsiyari, rain started snowfall in lower Himalayan areas and low-lying areas. Snowfall occurred in the Munsiyari market in the evening. Once again the temperature has dropped due to snowfall. Munasiyari recorded minimum temperature of -2 degree Celsius.

On Monday in Champawat district headquarter, the hailstorm increased the coolness in the weather. Hail has caused damage to crops. On Monday, Champawat’s minimum temperature was recorded at three and maximum 17 degree Celsius. On the other hand, there was heavy hail on Monday in the valley of Bageshwar district. It has increased in the cold, vegetables have suffered a lot. There was strong hail in the afternoon of Kapkot, Mikhila Khalpatta, Tarsal, Patiyasar, Jhuni and Khaljhuni.

Over 50 villages of Munasiyari area are forced to spend the night in the dark for the last 30 hours. Due to lack of electricity, the villagers are facing difficulties. This affects the population of about 20 thousand people in the area. Due to snowfall and rain two days ago, power was lost in most of Munasiyari. 30 hours have passed, but the system has not yet been restored. There is resentment among the people here. People say that Board examinations are close which can have adverse effect on children’s education due to lack of electricity.


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