Pull up your hoodies, put on your gloves, and get those snow boots out! Snowfall season in Shimla is here and we can’t wait for it to turn the town white! With the fresh spell of snowfall in the past two days, Shimla ended a long-dry run of no snowfall with cheers and delight from tourists and locals alike.
Here are the fresh updates on Shimla weather news.
It took longer than usual, but snowfall season in Shimla has finally arrived. With this mild burst of snowfall in the Shimla region, the temperatures might have dipped below freezing, but it warmed the hearts of locals and visiting tourists.
How long will this spell last?
Since the snowfall season in Shimla has started a lot earlier than normal, it has got a lot of people wondering how long will it actually snow for the remainder of the season. The met department had already made snowfall prediction in Shimla in the past two days.
Whereas Shimla Met center director Manmohan Singh said, “Due to western disturbance, several parts of the state received fresh snowfall. Few places in higher reaches will receive more snowfall in the next 24 hours.”
On an average, the Lahaul valley received 15 centimeters of snowfall on Thursday, while Rohtang region also received 45 centimeters of snowfall.
Caution for people traveling by road
With the commencement of snowfall season in Shimla, a lot of the roads in Himachal Pradesh including Manali-Rohtang Pass Highway have become unfavorable for driving. Since the influx of tourists receives a big spike after Shimla news of snowfall, the Himachal government has issued all concerned authorities and PWD to stay on alert and do their maximum to make sure that all major routes and highways remain operational.
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