New Delhi, January 30, 2016
Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand had heavy snowfall on Friday evening.
Subsequently, the temperature plummeted at most places across the Himalayan
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) had on Thursday forecast heavy to
very heavy snowfall in the hilly districts of Uttarakhand for two days, Friday and
Rain was also forecast for the tourist hill stations like Mussoorie, Nainital and
On Friday evening, Himachal Pradesh's Kufri had snowfall to the delight of the
tourists. In Uttarakhand, Harsil received fresh snowfall.
The higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand had snowfall earlier this
month leading to cold wave conditions in the region around.