Snowfall hits life in Mustang

MUSTANG: Normal life has been affected in Mustang due to snowfall that is continued since Tuesday night.

The snowfall started from Tuesday night lasted till 7:00 am today. Jomsom Bazaar has remained completely closed today following the snowfall.

People are forced to keep themselves inside the house due to chilling cold. According to Jomsom Airport, Pokhara-Jomsom air service has been disrupted due to the snowfall.

One feet snow has been piled at the district headquarters and there is still possibility of snowfall, said Programme Officer at the District Development Committee, Mustang, Kedar Singh Thapa.

Mostly, snow has been piled at upper parts of the district including Muktinath, Kagbeni, Lomangthang, Chhoser, among other VDCs, according to the District Police Office, Mustang.

This is the sixth time the district witnessed snowfall in this season.

Source: THT