Friday, January 14, 2011

Day Long Snow keeps Srinagar day’s high at 2.6c on Friday. and Banihal freezes at 0c with full day snowfall. ( Vagaries blog of 10th. Jan).

Gulmarg, the coldest place in the region last night at -8c, received maximum snowfall. Light snowfall was also recorded at Pahalgam.

Rain/snow in H.P. Keylong at a high of -3c with snow, and Kufri 2c. Dalhousie sees 3c as the high.

The Rohtang Pass recorded 100 cm of snow till this evening while Solang Nallah received 25 cm of snow. Lahaul and Spiti valley got covered by 80 to 100 cm of snowfall

The tourist resorts of Manali, Narkanda, Chail and Kufri experienced 10 to 15 cm of fresh snow and snowfall was continuing.

Shimla also had a mild snowfall in the morning and theJakoo peak, highest point in the town, recorded 15 cm of snow while Ridge and other places had 4 to 5 cm of snow. Shimla town recorded 2 cm snow since 7.30 am this morning.

Isolated rainfall in Haryana and Punjab.

Check Mark’s Blog: La-Nina effect of flooding in Sri Lanka and Australia.

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