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Heavy snowfall obstructs election campaign in Humla, Nepal

Heavy snowfall has obstructed election campaign in Humla district of Nepal.

The temperature has dipped to zero degree Celsius forcing people to limit themselves within their homes. Snow as high as one foot has accumulated in Humla.

Nepal Army´s helicopter has been used to carry the election officers and security officials to the polling stations, My Republica has reported quoting the Chief District Officer Shankar Hari Acharya.

Nepalese Constituent Assembly election is planned to be held on 19 November 2013.

Original post: Natural Disasters List November 8, 2013