Manali gets season’s first snowfall

Shimla : Manali , Narkanda , Kufri among other hill stations in Himachal Pradesh have received the season’s
first snowfall Friday .

The entire resort town of Manali is covered in a thick blanket of snow bringing life to a standstill . The snowfall is heavy on the Rohtang pass 55 km from Manali .

Seasons first snows in Narkanda

Traffic has been hit on the Hindustan Tibet road with light snowfall at Narkanda and Kufri . Kharapatther has also experienced light snowfall ,reports said .

Shimla saw rain and light hail early Friday as cold winds lashed the state capital ,the mercury fell to 4.5 C .

Kalpa in Kinnaur has had snowfall .The entire Lahaul valley , the higher reaches of Chamba , Spiti and Kinnaur have been experiencing moderate to heavy snowfall .

The weather man has forecast more wet weather during the next 24 hours .

Photo: Narinder Sharma

In a 20 year career published widely. He has worked for the BBC, AFP, The Statesman, IANS and the Business Standard . Known for his hard hitting writing and occasional off-beat stories. He lives in Shimla.

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  1. says: Om Prakash Sharma

    The rain and snow are the gifts from the God to the living on this earth. It is the life giving element for their growth. It will be best for everyone.

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