Explosions are being heard.
Ramgarh district administration of Jharkhand state of India on Friday (August 7,2009) suspended the movement of vehicles on the 35 Km stretch of National Highway (NH) 33 between Ranchi (capital of Jharkhand) and Patna (capital of Bihar). The underground fire erupted violently on 750 metre –stretch on highway on Friday. Explosions are also being heard.
Supplies of coal from this area to other parts of the country are going to be badly affected due to this fire and closure of the most important road. Other than environmental it is also going to affect the supply of the food grains to other parts of drought affected area of the Jharkhand state.
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