A 100-year-old temple in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh was broken as lighting struck on the temple on Thursday morning. The highest a part of the Jalpa Devi temple, popularly often called Jwala Mata temple, was broken within the incident. No loss to life was reported within the lightning strike. The temple is situated in Swahan village below the Swarghat sub-division of Bilaspur district.

A number of districts of Himachal Pradesh together with Kangra, Shimla, Mandi and Bilaspur are receiving heavy rain since morning. Reasonable to heavy rain is continuous in a number of components of the state since previous couple of days.  The India Meteorological Division (IMD) has issued a yellow alert anticipating heavy rain within the state until September 12.

This lightning fell on the ‘Kalash’ put in on the highest of the temple. The construction of the temple has suffered heavy injury because of the lightning and heavy rain. The idols of the Goddess and the gate of the temple had been additionally broken. The temple is claimed to be greater than 100 years previous and yearly a good can be organized right here.

Throughout the lightning incident, the priest was providing prayers contained in the temple. Nevertheless, he got here out of the temple in time and saved his life. Few laborers had been additionally engaged in development work close to the temple. Nevertheless, none of them suffered any damage attributable to a lightning strike.

The priest of the temple mentioned that this temple is about 60 ft excessive. He mentioned that the lightning incident occurred at round 7 am on Thursday.

The temple committee has urged the native administration and the folks to cooperate absolutely for the repairing of the broken a part of the spiritual web site.

On account of incessant rains, regular life has been affected in a number of districts of the state, nonetheless, no casualty lack of life have been reported but.

IMD has predicted snowfall within the high-altitude areas of the state. It has issued a warning of rain within the plains and medium altitude areas of the state. Earlier, gentle rainfall was witnessed in lots of districts of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday.

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