Shimla, Kullu, Manali witness first snowfall of the season |Kufri, Khara Pathar, Narkanda, Jakhu peak wear the white crown

First snowfall

The Hush Post|11:48 am|one-minute-read|

The first snowfall of the season was witnessed in the higher reaches of Shimla, Kullu and Manali.

In Shimla, Khara Pathar, Narkanda, Kufri and Jakhu peak witnessed snow in the morning. Those who crossed Kufri a little while back said that at Kufri it has already snowed about 2 inches. At Khara Pathar, it has snowed four inches. In the mid atlitude places like Theog, Shimla town, Kot Khai there is mild to heavy rain. Solan, Bilaspur, Mandi also witnessed winter rains.

Kullu town, Manali and Rohtang pass are also receiving snowfall. Elsewhere Kinnaur and Lahaul Spiti are also witnessing snowfall.

The met department had issued a yellow warning yesterday anticipating heavy rain and snow in the state.

Tourists have started thronging the hill stations of Kullu and Shimla. In the lower reaches of Himachal Pradesh it was raining in the morning.

Many places across the neighbouring Punjab and Haryana are also witnessing the winter rain, including Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Ropar, Jalandhar.

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