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Shimla experiences first snowfall of season

Posted on Dec 12, 03:18PM | IBNS

Popular tourist destinations in north India, Shimla, Manali and Dalhousie, received their first moderate snowfall of the season on Tuesday.

Popular hill stations in Himachal Pradesh - Manali and Dalhousie - received moderate snowfall.

Creating cold wave conditions in the adjoining valleys, Nallah and Rohtang Pass received 45 cm and 80 cm of fresh snow, a Met official said.

In Shimla city of Himachal Pradesh, snowfall along with mild rainfall reduced the mercury levels on Tuesday.

The maximum temperature of the city on Wednesday was 20.1 degrees Celsius while the minimum temperature stood at 7.2 degreee Celsius, the Indian Meteorological Department website said.

The maximum temperature in the city touched 20.1 degrees Celsius.

The maximum temperature of the city on Monday was 26.4 degrees Celsius.