H.P.: Biting cold wave conditions returned to Himachal Pradesh Wednesday as hilly areas received fresh snowfall and lower reaches saw rainfall.
The tourist resorts of Manali, Kufri, Narkanda and Sangla received snowfall while hilly areas of Chamba district including Bharmaur and Pangi experienced intermittent rains.
The Rohtang Pass and its adjoining areas are experiencing intermittent snowfall.
Kothi recorded 60 cm of snow, Udaipur 17 cm, Keylong and Kalpa 14 cm, Manali 6 cm and Khadrala, Kufri and Fagu 4 cm each.
Manali received 50 mm rainfall, the highest in the region. Bhuntar recorded 24 mm rainfall, Seobagh 23 mm, Dalhousie 19 mm, Bajaura 18 mm, Tissa and Pachhad 15 m each, Udaipur 11 mm and Jubbal 10 mm, it said.
Minimum temperatures dropped marginally with Keylong and Kalpa recording -5.6c and -1.2c respectively, the MeT said.
Manali recorded Max 4.8c and Min -0.6c, Shimla 4.4c and Bhuntar 6.5c.
Pic from Manali Sent by Vagarian Shitij
Kashmir: The high altitude areas of the Valley including the famous ski resort of Gulmarg, Pahalgam and Sonarmag experienced fresh snowfall, while Srinagar and other plains were lashed by intermittent rains under the influence of Western Disturbance.
Gulmarg (Max -1c and min -4c) and Sonamarg hill resorts experienced over one feet of fresh snowfall, while Pahalgam hill resort recorded seven cm of snowfall till 8.30 am.
Most places in Punjab and Haryana had overnight rains and rains on Thursday. Day temperatures remained below normal.
Navdeep Informs:Pathankot: 33.2mm, Amritsar: 22.1mm,Ludhiana: 17.6mm, Jalandhar: 5.2mm, Kapurthala: 5mm, Fatehabad(tohana): 25mm, Sonipat: 10mm, Rohtak: 6.5mm. Delhi AP (Palam ) recorded 9.6 mms till Thursday morning.
Posted 7th Tuesday Night:
2 cms of snow was recorded in Manali (H.P.) on Tuesday. There was a day long snow event in Manali with the day's max at 7.6c. Max in Shimla on 7th was 13.4c.
Wednesday 8th: Heavy rain/snow expected in H.P. Moderate rainfall in Kashmir, Uttarkhand, Punjab, Haryana and Delhi.
Heavy showers in Central Kerala and adjoning TN. Moderate thunder showers in Odisha and TN.
Thursday 9th: Heavy rain/snow in HP and Uttarkahand. Moderate rains in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and North Rajasthan.
Heavy showers in Nilgiri and Central TN. Moderate rains in East Vidharbh.
Rains in all Metros except Mumbai Expected:
New Delhi: Rain/Thundershowers likely next 3 days.Getting cooler after Thursday.
Kolkata: Daily rain showers from Wednesday for 3 days.
Chennai: Rain on Wednesday, and probably thunder showers in many parts of city on Thursday and Friday.
Bangalore: Light rains next 3 days.
Pune: Partly cloudy next 2 days. Weather overall getting cooler from Thursday by 2/3c.