Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Snowfall in Nagaland !
After Kashmir, H.P, Utteranchal, Sikkim, West Bengal and Arunachal, Nagaland becomes the 7th. Indian State to receive snow this winter.
A cold wave has been sweeping Nagaland for the past two weeks, bringing the mercury down to 1c.Nagaland was experiencing such a cold wave and snow across the state after a long time.
Kohima, the State Capital was at 3c on Tuesday, which is 6c below normal.
Mount Saramati, the highest peak in Nagaland, on the Indo-Myanmar border and Mount Japfu, just 20km from Kohima, are covered with snow.
The Dzukou valley, which is tucked behind the Japfu range and is located about 30km south of Kohima, is also swathed in snow.Sources from Aghunato town in Zunheboto district said the tap water was frozen because of the extreme cold and there has been snowfall in and around the town.
Snowfall was also reported from Atoizu town and its surrounding areas under Zunheboto district and Pfutsero subdivision under Phek district.