Rains Lock Down Shimla-Kinnaur-Spiti Route

All primary and secondary schools have closed today  ( Friday ) as rains causes landslides along the NH 22 (Hindustan-Tibet) and other roads in Kinnaur. Yesterdays news mention fifteen HRTC buses immobilsed between Sarahan and Rekong Peo – apart from another chapter in the never ending story of Malling of going on and off. Shimla received 150 mms of rain , another region 300 mm. Today 99 mm of rain in Shimla , 43 in Kalpa. Night temperaures in Kalpa ( at 2800 mters ) still above freezing point ( + 5 ) , snow in  higher grounds.

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