Jai Ram Thakur with senior officials
Jai Ram Thakur with senior officials

Amidst rains, Himachal schools to remain closed tomorrow

ANI | Updated: Aug 13, 2018 22:35 IST

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Aug 13 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday informed that 16 people have died so far in the state due to heavy downpour, as a result of which all schools in the state would remain closed tomorrow.
Furthermore, Thakur met senior officials of the state government and asked them to review the situation arising due to incessant rains in the state. He also directed an immediate restoration of roads, water, and power supply.
A number of roads have been blocked across the state and scores of vehicles have been damaged due to landslide and heavy rainfall in the state.
The Badrinath National Highway in Uttarakhand is also closed since last night at Lambgarh after heavy rains brought down debris onto the road. (ANI)