Unseasonal snowfall blankets Upper Mustang

Mustang, May 10

Heave snowfall has blanketed various areas in Upper Mustang including Barhagaun, Muktinath, Dalome, and Lomanthang Rural Municipality since Wednesday night.

“The snow on the ground is as thick as half a foot. This is our first snowfall experience of snowfall in April/May,”said locals.

The construction of Beni-Jomsom-Korala road under the national pride project has been obstructed due to the snow.

According to DSP Ram Hari Paudel in Mustang, the weather condition has improved since morning and the preparation for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit would not be affected.

The authorities and security bodies have reached final stage of the preparation despite the heavy snowfall.


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