Fresh Snowfall In Himachal Pradesh Has It Looking Like A Slice Of Heaven, See Visuals

Several tourist spots in Himachal Pradesh like Manali, Lahaul-Spiti, Kinnaur, Narkanda, Mandhol village in Shimla, etc. have received fresh snowfall. People on Twitter shared mesmerizing visuals of snow-covered landscapes, painting my timeline white and making me miss winter all the more. So here’s letting all the pictures do the talking!

Shimla meteorological center director Manmohan Singh said that the town of Shimla received the second-highest rainfall in a day during April, having received 83 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours, which led to slippery conditions on the roads, Yahoo News reports.

The coldest in the state was in was recorded in Lahaul-Spiti at minus 0.3 degrees celsius with 12 cm snowfall. On the other hand, Kinnaur district’s Kalpa recorded a minimum of 0.1 degrees with 11.4 cm snow. Widespread rains were experienced in the lower hills of Himachal Pradesh.

As per a report in The Tribune, local orchardists felt it was very unusual to receive snow at this time of the year in April-end. Shamsher Singh Thakur, who is a leading apple grower in Manali, said, “We are back to heaters. It seems that the winters are back.” Snow at this time of the year is no good news for them as they are yet to ascertain its effect on their crops.

Here are some more visuals of the winter chill that has engulfed the state:

The meteorological office has forecast more snow and rain in Himachal Pradesh till April 23, 2021. What are your thoughts on this freak weather? Tell us.

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