Normal life in the mountains has been affected by storms and rain. Four people died in Jammu and Kashmir and two in Himachal Pradesh due to falling trees as a result of the storm. At the same time, crops have also been damaged. The Meteorological Department also forecast partly cloudy skies and light rain in Delhi on Friday. Dusty winds blow at a speed of 30-40 kilometers per hour.
In Himachal Pradesh, two people were killed by falling trees in Una and stones in Manikarna after midnight on Wednesday and early hours of Thursday between orange alerts in Himachal Pradesh. The formwork of the bridge under construction at Nand Nagraon in Bilaspur fell amid power cuts in many parts of the state. Green beans, peppers, tomatoes, peaches, plums and apricots have been damaged by hail in Sirmaur. In the Kangra district, up to 30 percent of mangoes and lychees fell in the storm. The apple crop has also been damaged.
Rohtang Pass, Shinkula Pass and Baralacha Pass along with the high hills of CB range have received light snowfall. Snow has also fallen on the peaks of Pangi-Bharmour in Chamba. Yellow alerts for rain and hail were also issued in all parts of the state on Friday. The weather is expected to remain bad in the state until May 29. On Thursday it was cloudy in many places in the country. A drop of eight to ten degrees has been recorded in the maximum temperature.
died from being buried under the tree
Heavy rainfall affected normal life in most parts of Jammu and Kashmir for the second day on Thursday. Four Bakkarwals, including three women, died after being buried under a huge tree that fell during the rain in Bahlana forest area of Block Thathri, Panchayat Keshwan, Kishtwar. A 14-year-old boy was washed away by the strong current in Dodi Nallah in Surankote. Last day, a mile from the scene of a woman’s death in Poonch’s Betar River. Then the dead body was found.
Flight from Delhi diverted to Jaipur.
A flight from Vistara to Delhi was diverted to Jaipur in Rajasthan due to bad weather at Delhi airport. An airline official said on Thursday that flight UK 996 from Mumbai to Delhi was unable to land in Delhi due to bad weather.
Heavy snowfall: Yatra to Hemkund Sahib stopped
The snowfall that started from Wednesday evening in Hemkund Sahib continued until Thursday morning. Due to the heavy snowfall, the Yatra to Hemkund Sahib has been temporarily halted. Offline and online registration for the yatra is prohibited until May 27. More than 1,000 pilgrims from Ghangaria have been sent back to Govindghat due to snowfall, while in Ghangaria itself about 300 pilgrims are waiting for clear weather. However, the snowfall stopped at two in the afternoon. Now the passengers are only sent to Hemkund in clear weather.