Saturday, January 07, 2012

Snowfall in the Lower regions of H.P...

Heavy snowfall is reported from Himachal Pradesh’s towns of Shimla , Kufri , Narkanda , Chail , Manali , Dharamsala, snowfall was unusually heavy in Dharamsala , Chamba and Dalhousie Saturday.
But, the surprise was the freak snowfall in the lower hills of the state after over half a century .

Residents of the temple towns of Chintpuri,Jwalaji and Kangra were shocked by the snowfall and sleet.The pilgrimage centre of Chintpurni saw snow after 1946 .
Nurpur had snow after 45 years. Shahpur and parts of Hamirpur among other places also experienced snowfall and sleet after many decades .

Even across the border in Pakistan,snowfall has been recorded after 6 years at Margalla Hills in Islamabad.The mountains including picnic point Pir Suhawa wore a white snow cover.

Temperatures likely to fall next 2 days in the plains and Central regions of India.
Cold and fall in temperatures likely in Sindh, but till 9th, after which temperatures will rise due to cloud cover over Sindh.

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