Himachal: Snowfall on high peaks of Lahaul, Chamba and Kinnaur, Manali-Leh road closed, rain in Shimla – Fresh Snowfall On High Peaks Including Lahaul Light Rain In Shimla Of Himachal News
snowfall in lahaul
– Photo: Amar Ujala
There has been fresh snowfall on the high peaks including Lahaul in Himachal Pradesh. Apart from this, there has been light rain in the capital Shimla at night. Meteorological Center Shimla has predicted rain at many places even today, while there are chances of snowfall on the higher peaks. After this, due to the activity of western disturbance on October 14-15, there may be rain and snowfall in many parts of the state. The weather changed in Chamba district on Monday midnight. As the weather changed, there was 10 to 12 inches of fresh snowfall on the Bairagarh-Kilad via Sach Pass road including the upper peaks of Bharmour-Pangi tribal area. At the same time, the cold has increased after the rain in the lower areas of the district. On the other hand, there has been light snowfall on the Dhauladhar hills also.
Increase in cold due to light rain and snowfall
To avoid the cold, people were seen leaving their homes wearing warm clothes. Overall, the cold has increased significantly due to light rain and snowfall in the district. Let us tell you that due to snowfall on the Bairagarh-Killar via Sach Pass road, the movement of vehicles has come to a halt. Due to which now the people of Pangi coming from Pangi to Chamba will have to cross the borders of J&K, Punjab and Himachal to reach Chamba. Due to this, people will have to pay extra fare and will have to travel a long distance.
20 cm fresh snowfall in Jingjingbar and Baralacha
Now the weather has started changing on Manali-Leh route also. The strategically important Manali-Leh road has been closed for traffic due to fresh snowfall on Monday night. More than 100 vehicles are stuck on both sides. All vehicles going from Manali to Leh have been stopped at Darcha and vehicles coming from Leh at Sarchu. Jingjingbar and Baralacha on the Manali-Leh road have received 20 cm of fresh snowfall. At the same time, snowfall has also fallen in the residential areas of tribal district Lahaul-Spiti. The hills of CB range including Rohtang Pass, Seven Sister Peak, Hanuman Tibba are covered with white blanket of snow.
Fresh snowfall in the high peaks of Kinnaur district
At the same time, there has been fresh snowfall in the higher altitude areas of Kinnaur district also. The cold wave has increased due to snowfall. Apple season in the district may also be affected due to snowfall.