Diarytimes Media Network, Shimla Published by : Kumud Sharma, Updated June 26, 2023 by Diary Times
Normal life has been badly affected due to the heavy monsoon rains in the state and the problems of the people have increased. Due to landslides due to heavy rains, Mandi, Manali, National Highway Char Neel and Saath Neel are closed. .
The work of removing debris from the road has been started at both these places and the road is expected to be restored by afternoon. People and tourists stuck in the jam say that they are waiting for the road to be restored since yesterday. are doing.
Tourists say that we are getting too worried. I request the administration to clear it as soon as possible and make a way so that we all can go back to our homes.
Another tourist said – Came with the family, it is raining heavily in the evening, there are fifteen hundred people and they are standing outside, so the administration is requested to open the road as soon as possible and the jeep carrying the crop consignment The drivers say that they are stuck in the jam since yesterday and if their crop does not reach the market at the right time, the crop will get damaged.
On the other hand, the road from Mandi to Kulugawaya, Kardora road is also closed due to landslides. The work of opening it is going on. They are stranded since last night due to the breakdown of the road. All these students were accommodated in a home stay in Baghi at night itself and the work of restoring the road has been started.
Due to the closure of both the highways leading from Mandi to Manali, the supply of essential things like milk, bread and vegetables in the Kullu Valley has come to a complete standstill. However, the Mandi Pathankot National Highway has been restored for travel. This route was closed due to landslide near Ghatashini.
Paonta Sahib in Sirmour district is closed since 2 am last night due to heavy landslides near Silai Rashtra Raj Marg. Efforts are on to restore the roads, while the water supply to the capital Shimla has collapsed due to heavy rains on water schemes at Giri and Guma. The water supply in the city has been badly affected due to flood-like situation and excessive amount of silt in the water.
Despite heavy rains, people in the city are facing water rationing. In many areas of the city, people are not getting water even after four days.
According to the State Disaster Management Authority, three people have died while one person is missing since the arrival of monsoon in the state. Thirteen houses and twelve vehicles have been damaged due to heavy rains, while dozens of cattle have also been destroyed. Have been killed. Due to rain in the state, a loss of more than two crore fifty six lakh rupees has been done so far.
This beach region has been covered with thick monsoon clouds since this morning. The Meteorological Department has predicted rain at most places in the state today. The department has also issued a yellow alert for heavy rainfall at many places during this period. The department says that It will rain in most of the places till 29th June and there is a possibility of thunderstorm in some places.