January 2, 2020 02:22 PM NPT
BAITADI, Jan 2: High-hilly areas of Baitadi district have witnessed snowfall from Wednesday night. Snowfall has taken place at different places including Khodpe, Shreebhawar, Dholyamod and Sigasdhura in the district. Snowfall had taken place in the district in the second week of December this year. A local Mohan Bista of Khodpe said that normal life has been affected due to cold following snowfall and locals are forced to limit themselves inside the house due to this. Similarly, locals said that problem has surfaced to graze their cattle with increasing cold. Whereas, farmers of some places having no irrigation facility are elated due to snowfall and rain. Chief District Officer Ananda Poudel said that they have issued a notice asking locals of hilly-areas to keep themselves warm and directed the local levels to supply medicine. Meanwhile, the power supply has been obstructed in the district. According to the Nepal Electricity Authority, Baitadi the power supply has been obstructed at Khodpe area due to high wind occurred on Wednesday night.