The incessant rains in Kullu district have wreaked havoc as rivers are in flood, major roads and bridges are closed, people living close to rivers have started shifting to safe areas and landslides preventing people from going from one place to other. Both Manali-Rohtang-Leh and Manali-Chandigarh national highways are closed. A government school building at

माॅनसून पूर्व तैयारियों को लेकर जिला स्तरीय बैठक आयोजित                                 जिले के किसी भी भाग में किसी भी प्रकार की आपदा से निपटने के लिए सभी विभागों को उपयुक्त तालमेल के साथ एक टीम की तरह कार्य करना चाहिए। आपदा के दौरान क्षति को कम करने तथा राहत व बचाव कार्यों में प्रत्येक विभाग और व्यक्ति

The parts of Himachal on Friday were lashed by rain and hailstorms while high hills including Rohtang pass received fresh snow, bringing back winter-like conditions as mercury dipped sharply. Rohtang pass, which is covered with 20 to 30ft of snow, received 6cm more snow. The peaks around Manali, Lahaul-Spiti and Chamba are getting more snow.

The unexpected snowfall in Manali that started despite high temperature on Monday evening thrilled tourists here but fruit growers are worried a lot as snow may have destroyed plum, apricot and peach crops at some places. Manali recorded minimum temperature of 3.6 degrees C in last 4 hours. The maximum day temperature was recorded at

With almost all major and link roads including Kullu-Manali national highway blocked with landslides, hundreds of trees uprooted and no phone or internet access in many places, heavy rain and snowfall has wreaked havoc in Kullu-Manali. Despite all this, tourists are having fun in Manali as the town is receiving frequent snow. Manali and its

A week after heavy snowfall crippled life in Himachal, another spell of heavy snowfall in upper Himachal, including Manali and Lahaul-Spiti district and parts of Kinnaur district has affected normal life while avalanches have posed threat to both property and lives. An avalanche in Yangthang area of Lahaul has reportedly damaged three houses. No mishap

Bringing cheer to tourists and hoteliers, Himachal Pradesh has received heaviest snow of the season, with many places covered with more than 90cm thick white blanket. While snowfall will prove boon for tourism, it has crippled life in higher areas with blocked roads, snapped power cables and frozen water pipes. The snowflakes measuring upto 4cm

MANALI: High hills of Kullu, Lahaul-Spiti, Kinnaur, Chamba, Kangra and Shimla are receiving more snow, triggering cold wave conditions in the state. Weatherman has issued alert for heavy snowfall in Himachal on January 31. Lahaul-Spiti and Kullu administrations have sounded alert following heavy snowfall warning in next two days. Lahaul has witnessed over a dozen

MANALI: The hills of Himachal continued to receive more snow on Friday, third spell of snowfall in a week, triggering intensive cold wave conditions in the state. Keylong in Lahaul valley recorded minimum temperature of minus 14 degrees C, lowest of the season. The valley also witnessed multiple avalanches in last 24 hours. Hundreds of

MANALI: Following heavy snowfall in parts of Kullu and Lahaul, there is threat of avalanches and landslides for next few days. While three avalanches in Lahaul near Udaipur created panic among the residents on Tuesday, two vehicles were hit by a massive landslide near Khalara nullah in Lag valley of Kullu on Wednesday. Three persons,