Shimla: Power supply was restored in Himachal Pradesh after it was severely disrupted early this morning due to the collapse of the Northern Grid.

Electricity supply was affected in the state around 2.30 AM and lasted nearly nine hours.

The technical malfunction has been removed and normal power supply has been restored, an electricity board official said.

Power was restored around 10.30 AM in some parts of the state while it was normalised in other parts by noon.