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

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: Himachal government has sounded an alert following heavy snowfall warning in mid and high hills and heavy rains in low hills till January 6 by meteorological department. High hills of Kullu, Lahaul-Spiti, Kinnaur, Chamba and Kangra are getting fresh snowfall since Friday evening. The temperature in state which had increased by 4 to 5

MANALI: Cold waves are likely to break records of last many years in Himachal as even rivers and lakes have started to freeze at many parts of the state under intense cold conditions. If you want to experience the winters of Himachal, this is the right time to visit. Chandra and Bhaga rivers of Lahaul,

With frequent spells of snowfall and freezing temperature in May end, weather in Himachal seems to have turned ‘uncommon’ which has made life miserable for both people and administration. High hills of Himachal, including Lahaul valley, are getting heavy snowfall on Thursday. Keylong in Lahaul has received 5cm snow; fresh snow accumulation at Gulaba has

A fresh wave of cold has gripped the entire state after snowfall on higher reaches and rain on mid and lower hills on Friday. High altitude areas of Himachal including Lahaul-Spiti district, parts of Kinnaur, Manali and Chamba, Dhauladhar ranges of Kangra are receiving snowfall since Thursday night. Blizzards have stopped outdoor movement of residents

High and mid hills of Himachal seem to have entered the chilling winter season after hills up to 12,000 feet including Rohtang pass and Kunzum pass experiencing moderate snowfall since last 48 hours. Announcing the arrival of winters, Rohtang pass near Manali witnessed first snowfall of the season.  The pass received 15cm fresh snow while

Heavy snowfall on peaks around Kullu, Kinnaur and Chamba districts of Himachal has triggered a fresh wave of cold in lower regions of the state forcing people to wear the woollens on Wednesday. Till last reports, Rohtang pass received 10 cm fresh snow while Kugti jot in Chamba, Reo Pargil, Kinner-Kailash ranges in Kinnaur, Deo

It’s raining here since last 72 hours but town could not record accumulation of snow due to rise in both minimum and maximum temperatures which are disappointing the local residents and farmers. Surroundings of Manali, including Solang valley, Kothi, Burua, Bahang and high altitude peaks, are experiencing heavy snowfall since Saturday but Manali town and

Manali on Tuesday woke up to the crystal valley, with all taps, brooks, sewers, roads, leaves, trees and even the toilet plushing systems completely frozen and icicles handing everywhere. At minus 7 degrees Celsius, Manali had the coldest night of this year. Everything that was exposed to the air was turned ice. Even the internal