Rainfall in Dharamshala, Palampur on Wednesday
Dharamshala | TNR
A yellow alert has been issued by the weather department in Shimla with forecast of heavy rainfall in low-lying areas of the state on September 18 and 19. Inclement weather has been forecast by the department till September 21.
On Wednesday heavy rainfall was recorded in Dharamshala, Palampur and Baijnath while sunny weather was reported in the majority of the areas of the state.
Landslide in Kinnaur, NH-5 closed
Heavy rocks got dislodged and rolled down the hills near Chaura bridge in Kinnaur district on Wednesday bring vehicular traffic to a halt on national highway number 5. Travellers and commuters remained stranded on both sides of the landslide.
Kinnaur district was cut off from the rest of the state due to the landslide.