MANALI, ROHTANG, JALORI GET FIRST SNOW OF THE SEASON, TOURISTS START THRONGING

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The Hush Post: Manali and Rohtang had the first snowfall of the season. Manali and the hills overlooking it experienced mild to moderate snow and chances are there is going to be more snow tonight, the meteorological department has said. Parts of Kinnaur, particularly Kalpa and Ribba have also experienced snowfall.

Places in the higher reaches of Lahaul and Spiti, Chamba, Kullu, Kinnaur have also been receiving snow since Monday. At the same time, there was moderate rain in the lower areas of the state such as, Mandi, Dharamsala, Nahan, Bilaspur, Una, and Hamirpur. Tourist spots near Shimla, such as Kufri and Narkanda, and Khara Pathar also saw some drizzle of snowflakes. However, not enough to turn the landscape white. Tourists have started arriving in Manali and the nearby hills like Solang. The temperature in Manali today at 6:00 pm was 4 degree Celsius and the night temperature in the past one week has been between -2 and -7 degree C.

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