Snowfall disrupts normal life in HP and J&K, cold intensifies in parts of north India

According to the IMD, north India is most likely to receive above-normal rainfall (more than 122 per cent of the

Published on Feb 01, 2024 10:37 AM IST 9 Photos

Snowfall disrupted normal life in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, while rainfall in parts of North India intensified the winter chill in the region. The IMD has predicted above-normal rainfall in February across the country. (HT Photo/Deepak Sansta)

The tribal areas and other high reaches in Himachal Pradesh experienced the first heavy snowfall of the year, resulting in the closure of 134 roads, including four national highways. (ANI)

The local MeT office has issued an orange warning for heavy snow and rains at isolated places in five districts—Shimla, Kullu, Chamba, Kinnaur, and Lahaul and Spiti—on January 31 and February 1. (ANI)


Delhi experienced a bone-chilling cold on Wednesday as parts of the city received light rainfall, bringing down the maximum temperature to 18.6 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season's average, and a low of 7.3 degrees Celsius, a notch below the normal, according to the IMD. (Bloomberg)

A dense fog enveloped the national capital in the morning, leading to diversions of at least three flights at the Delhi airport and causing delays in several train services. (PTI)