The parts of Himachal have received another spell of snow while the entire Lahaul valley has received heavy snowfall and the administration has ordered to close the schools for two days. With some areas receiving heavy snow and blankets of snow forming several layers, the Himachal disaster management authority has warned about avalanches in districts

The isolated and upper parts of Himachal Pradesh may witness snowfall on the New Year 2020 eve while tourist towns Shimla, Manali, Dharamshala and Dalhousie may miss it again as the meteorological centre, Shimla, has predicted 25 per cent chances of snowfall. There is good and bad news for tourists. The weatherman is not sure

As the administration is allowing tourist vehicles to ply the Manali-Rohtang highway in the daytime, hundreds of tourists have made a beeline to Rohtang pass to enjoy the fresh snow. Rohtang is covered with 10 to 20cm of powder snow which will last for few more weeks. Earlier this month administration had stopped tourist movement

As elections are nearing, Border Roads Organization (BRO) has speeded up snow clearance operations along Manali-Rohtang-Keylong highway. Rohtang, which is still experiencing fresh snowfall, is expected to open for tourists by end of May or early June. Meanwhile, people have continued to cross Rohtang on-foot while local authorities are helping some people in traversing Rohtang

Mountaineering activities including climbing expeditions and trekking in Himachal would be possible for a limited time period as a thick blanket of snow on the peaks which is taking too much time to melt has shrunk the season. The winter season this year experienced several spells of heavy snowfall. Fresh snowfall is still continuing on

MANALI: Disappointed with almost no or very less snowfall in last two years, people of Kullu have started taking shelter of deities for good snowfall. Residents of Khakhnal, Gojra and Jagatsukh villages on Wednesday visited the Naag Devta temple situated far above the village and worshipped him in effort to please him. According to Hindus,

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

Entire Lahaul valley seems to have witnessed the onset of winter in March, with heavy snowfall and blizzards striking the valley. Lahaul has received the heaviest snowfall on the season on Sunday. Till last reports from Keylong, district headquarters of Lahaul-Spiti, blizzards had gripped the valley and cold waves have again tightened its grip. Keylong

A week after the heavy snowfall in Manali, residents of upper Manali have climbed on their roof tops to clear the four to six feet snow which has shaken the foundation of houses with its tons of kilogram weight. Majhach, Shanag, Kothi, Burua, Solang, Goshal, Palchan and many other villages are buried under four to

High altitude peaks of Kullu, Lahaul-Spiti, Chamba and Kinnaur experienced moderate snowfall on Tuesday bringing down the temperature in mid and lower hills. Manali town too witnessed light snowflakes during evening time. Meteorological department Shimla has forecast of more snowfall in the state on February 3 and 4. However, it has prediction of clear sky