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Heavy snow in Uttarakhand disrupted 900 villages without electricity and water

Heavy snow in Uttarakhand disrupted 900 villages without electricity and water

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  12 Jan 2020 10:52 AM GMT

More than 900 villages of Uttarakhand are without electricity and water as unprecedented heavy snowfall has disrupted normal life in the state over the past few days. An official of the state government said: “The electricity and water supply is disrupted in more than 900 villages and 50 tourists are stranded in a number of places due to the closure of roads. Traffic is blocked on around 100 highways across the state.” With roads turning slippery traffic movement has come to a standstill in the upper reaches and the administration is trying to fix things. The officer further said that there is a risk of accidents due to frost in the place on Kempty Marg. On the same route, vehicles can go up to near the Gurudwara. State roadways buses coming from Dehradun to Mussoorie Picture Palace have to shorten their routes. (IANS)

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