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 yesterday, Shimla ended a long-dry run of no snowfall with cheers and delight from tourists and locals alike.
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 snowfall season in Shimla has started a lot later than normal, it has got a lot of people wondering how long will it actually snow for the remainder of the season. A met department official commented on the same and expected the snowy weather to stay for another one-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 next 24 hours.”
On an average, the Shimla region received 2 to 5 inches of snowfall on Tuesday, while Kufri and Mashobra also received moderate snowfall.
Caution for people traveling by road
With the commencement of snowfall season in Shimla, a lot of the roads in and around Shimla have become unfavorable for driving. Since the influx of tourists receives a big spike after 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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