Visual from the rescue work carried out in Himachal Pradesh. Photo/ANI
Visual from the rescue work carried out in Himachal Pradesh. Photo/ANI

123 people airlifted from snow-hit Lahaul-Spiti region

ANI | Updated: Jan 23, 2020 19:31 IST

Kullu (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Jan 23 (ANI): A total of 123 people have been airlifted from the snow-hit Lahaul-Spiti region by the special helicopter service of the government, said Ashok Kumar, Liaison Officer, Kullu, (Helicopter services) on Thursday.
"123 people were airlifted from Lahaul-Spiti by special helicopter service started by the government. 58 people were dropped at different locations in Lahaul-Spiti District and 65 people were dropped at Bhunter airport," Kumar told reporters here.
A couple of days ago, the temperature had nosedived in the state with Keylong in Lahaul-Spiti recording lowest in the state at -10.2 degree Celsius on January 21.
Kalpa in Kinnaur recorded -7.4, Manali recorded -1.6, Dalhousie was at -2.3, Kufri recorded -3.4 and Shimla recorded 0.0 degree Celsius in the 24 hours on January 21. (ANI)

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