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

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: 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,

MANALI/ SHIMLA: Eight districts of Himachal are receiving heavy snowfall while other districts are lashed with rain following the aggressive western disturbances which are expected to bring more snow to state till January 26. The inclement weather has triggered cold wave conditions in the state. Higher reaches of Kullu, Lahaul-Spiti, Kinnaur, Chamba, Mandi, Shimla, Kangra

MANALI: No snowfall in many parts of Himachal despite heavy snowfall warning may have disappointed many but upper Manali regions have witnessed heavy snowfall in 48 hours, with Solang ski slopes receiving 90cm of snow. Kothi and Manali town received 90cm and 15cm snow respectively. Rohtang is expected to have received over 5ft of snow. The snowfall was continuing

MANALI: The peaks of Himachal, most parts of Lahaul-Spiti and Kinnaur districts, Dalhousie and Manali have worn fresh mantle of snow while many lower parts of the state received moderate rain on Saturday. The weatherman has predicted more snowfall in next 24 hours. Keylong, district headquarters of Lahaul-Spiti, received 30cm of snow. Gondla and Koksar

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: Snowfall for the whole day on Thursday thrilled tourists in this town which recorded minimum temperature of minus 5 degrees C, lowest of the season. The residents of Manali woke up to a white sheet of snow on Thursday. This was the coldest morning of the season. After witnessing some sunshine, snowfall restarted in

MANALI: No snowfall on Christmas has certainly disappointed thousands of tourists in Himachal but unexpected snowfall in Manali on Wednesday evening at 8:30pm thrilled them with joy and surprise. While it was sunny day till noon, the black clouds started hovering over the sky in the afternoon. Suddenly it started snowing in the late evening

MANALI: Be it Kufri, Narkanda, Solang or any skiing slope of Himachal, none of them have snow-making machine like ski slopes of developed nations. Despite high demand from skiers, government has failed to buy a single such machine to ensure availability of snow on slopes whenever needed. But, four youth from Manali villages have imported