Fresh Snow In Himachal; Rain Across North India

Delhi: Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand experienced fresh snowfall on Tuesday and rainfall and thundershowers hit most states in northern India. Kufri in Shimla district received 20 cm snowfall between 5.30 pm on Monday and 8.30 am on Tuesday, followed by Keylong (15.3 cm), Kalpa in Kinnaur district (15.2 cm), Dalhousie in Chamba district (15 cm), Shimla (14 cm) and Manali in Kullu district (8 cm). The weather office said scattered to fairly widespread rain is likely over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh and isolated places in Rajasthan till Thursday.

Thunderstorm and lightning accompanied with hailstorm is likely in parts of Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh till Wednesday and Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh till Thursday, it added.

Most of the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh, including tourist hotspots Shimla, Manali, Kufri and Dalhousie, received fresh snowfall on Tuesday, bringing cheer among tourists.

The coldest place in the state was Keylong at minus 7 degrees Celsius.