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Rains and snow lash Uttarakhand

Snowfall brought cheers on the faces of locals in Auli, which is all set to host winter games in coming months. The Badrinath and Kedarnath shrines, which are closed these days , also received snow.

dehradun Updated: Dec 12, 2017 20:58 IST
HT Correspondent 
HT Correspondent 
Hindustan Times
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Snowfall in Rudraprayag.(HT Photo)

DEHRADUN: A fresh spell of snow and rains lashed Uttarakhand on Tuesday. Due to snowfall, the plains, including Dehradun, shivered due to the cold. According to the meteorological department, some parts of the
state could further receive snow and rains in the next 24 to 48 hours.

Snowfall brought cheers on the faces of locals in Auli, which is all set to host winter games in coming months. The Badrinath and Kedarnath shrines, which are closed these days , also received snow.

Farmers who were waiting for the rains for long, will benefit from the showers, said Bikram Singh, head of Dehradun meteorological department.

First Published: Dec 12, 2017 20:58 IST