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

Updated on January 10, 2020 No respite from cold, Manali shivers at minus 7.6 degrees C The intense cold wave conditions continued to affect normal life in Himachal as mercury at some places had plunged below minus 15 degrees Celsius. Post heavy snowfall, the bone-chilling cold in Manali is breaking records of last many years.

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.

A crystal clear sky on Thursday, a day after heavy snowfall in the state, brought with it coldest morning of the season and froze everything that came in contact with the air. Temperature suddenly plummeted many notches below the freezing point freezing every source of water including drinking water lines. Manali recorded spine chilling night

Following risks associated with driving on many frozen stretches of Manali-Leh highway, the movement of tourists along this route has almost stopped. It has hit the tourism industry in Manali. Less than a dozen cabs from Manali are plying Manali-Ladakh highway these days as driving on frozen road is dangerous. Most of tourists are preferring

High altitude lakes and water streams in Himachal Pradesh have started to freeze as temperature is dipping down drastically. The minimum temperature on hills higher than 13,000 feet has been below the freezing point. Situated at height of 16,000 feet, Suraj Tal lake at Sarchu and Chander Tal lake at a height of 14,100 feet

Warm clothes are back in Manali. The heavy pre-monsoon showers have brought down the temperature at a single stroke on Saturday. High altitude peaks around Manali experienced nominal snowfall, while lower regions received heavy rain. With Manali-Leh highway receiving rainfall, the entire root has become slippery, bogey and dangerous. Mandi, Kullu, Lahaul-Spiti and most of