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Tourists enjoying snowfall in Mussoorie.(HT PHOTO)
Tourists enjoying snowfall in Mussoorie.(HT PHOTO)

In Photos: Mussoorie witnesses pristine snowfall

By hindustantimes.com, Mussoorie
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2021 01:51 PM IST
Mussoorie, the queen of hills in Uttarakhand, witnessed heavy snowfall from Thursday night, after a day of incessant rain, and was covered with snow on Friday.
Take a look at how various animals, from a tiger to an ostrich, reacted to their home being engulfed in snow.(Instagram/@zslwhipsnadezoo)
Take a look at how various animals, from a tiger to an ostrich, reacted to their home being engulfed in snow.(Instagram/@zslwhipsnadezoo)

English zoo turns into winter wonderland due to snowfall. Pics are ‘winterful’

By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 06:36 PM IST
These images were shared on the official Instagram of ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.
Snow fills Kashmir resort with tourists again(AP)
Snow fills Kashmir resort with tourists again(AP)

Tourists make way to the snow filled Kashmir resorts again

AP | , Gulmarg
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 08:22 AM IST
  • Gulmarg is once again filled with domestic tourists who are having a gala time skiing, sledging and trekking. That is not all, the resorts are sold out until February end.
Many areas in Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal witnessed fresh snowfall. Kashmir’s links with the rest of the country were snapped as the arterial Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was closed due to the accumulation of snow around Jawahar Tunnel in the Qazigund area. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo)
Many areas in Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal witnessed fresh snowfall. Kashmir’s links with the rest of the country were snapped as the arterial Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was closed due to the accumulation of snow around Jawahar Tunnel in the Qazigund area. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo)

J&K Lt Guv declares heavy snowfall a natural calamity

PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 07:30 AM IST
The declaration of heavy snowfall as a natural calamity will enable the administration to process claims for ex-gratia payments under the SDRF, bringing relief to the residents of snow-bound areas.
After heavy snowfall in the chilly winter, Srinagar residents are making snow sculptures of animals, snowmen, cars, igloos and a variety of other things to give vent to their creative energy.(ANI)
After heavy snowfall in the chilly winter, Srinagar residents are making snow sculptures of animals, snowmen, cars, igloos and a variety of other things to give vent to their creative energy.(ANI)

After snowfall, Srinagar residents create sculptures of animals, cars, igloos

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 10:49 AM IST
After heavy snowfall in the chilly winter, Srinagar residents are making snow sculptures of animals, snowmen, cars, igloos and a variety of other things to give vent to their creative energy.
A man removes snow from a car after the town received fresh snowfall, at Keylong in Lahaul-Spiti District.(PTI)
A man removes snow from a car after the town received fresh snowfall, at Keylong in Lahaul-Spiti District.(PTI)

Himachal’s Lahaul-Spiti restricts entry of vehicles till Jan 24 due to heavy snowfall

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By Navneet Rathore
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 01:43 PM IST
Tourists with advance bookings in hotels and homestays at Keylong or any other location in Lahaul valley will be allowed to reach their destination subject to road worthiness and weather conditions, says DC
A snow-clearing machine ploughs through a road on the outskirts of Srinagar on Wednesday as Kashmir remained cut off from the rest of the world for the fourth consecutive day due to heavy snowfall .(AP)
A snow-clearing machine ploughs through a road on the outskirts of Srinagar on Wednesday as Kashmir remained cut off from the rest of the world for the fourth consecutive day due to heavy snowfall .(AP)

As snow blankets Kashmir, administration draws flak for slow response

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 07:55 PM IST
Patients complained that snow-covered roads were causing huge problems in reaching hospitals.
Heavy snowfall has stranded thousands of vehicles onteh Jammu-Srinagar highway.(HT PHOTO)
Heavy snowfall has stranded thousands of vehicles onteh Jammu-Srinagar highway.(HT PHOTO)

Snow envelopes J-K, strands over 3000 vehicles on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 07:59 PM IST
Heavy accumulation of snow on the north portal of Jawahar Tunnel in Lower Munda has been hampering vehicular movement on the highway.
Kashmir is currently under the grip of ‘Chillai-Kalan’ -- the 40-day harshest winter period when a cold wave grips the region and the temperature drops considerably leading to the freezing of water bodies including the famous Dal Lake here as well as the water supply lines in several parts of the valley.(Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times (Representative Image))
Kashmir is currently under the grip of ‘Chillai-Kalan’ -- the 40-day harshest winter period when a cold wave grips the region and the temperature drops considerably leading to the freezing of water bodies including the famous Dal Lake here as well as the water supply lines in several parts of the valley.(Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times (Representative Image))

Snowfall leads to closure of Jammu-Srinagar national highway

Srinagar | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 04, 2021 12:29 PM IST
The minimum temperature improved in most places in the valley due to the snowfall but still stayed below the freezing point, the officials said.
With regular operations of international flights suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, travellers from across the country have set their sights on the Kashmir valley.(Pixabay)
With regular operations of international flights suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, travellers from across the country have set their sights on the Kashmir valley.(Pixabay)

Snowfall in Kashmir valley brings in hordes of visitors seeking break from pandemic gloom

Srinagar | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 06:35 PM IST
The famous twin resorts of Gulmarg and Pahalgam are witnessing a heavy influx of New Year revellers and most hotels are booked for weeks ahead, with the battered industry rejoicing over the return of the “good old days”.
After recent snowfall in several places in Himachal Pradesh, people from various parts of the country especially from neighbouring Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh are thronging its tourist hotspots to usher in the New Year.(Yahoo)
After recent snowfall in several places in Himachal Pradesh, people from various parts of the country especially from neighbouring Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh are thronging its tourist hotspots to usher in the New Year.(Yahoo)

Himachal sees tourist influx due to snowfall, new year celebrations

Shimla | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kale
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 02:45 PM IST
After recent snowfall in several places in Himachal Pradesh, people from various parts of the country especially from neighbouring Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh are thronging its tourist hotspots to usher in the New Year. 
Many areas in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir received fresh snowfall(ANI image)
Many areas in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir received fresh snowfall(ANI image)

Jammu and Kashmir shivers as areas witness fresh snowfall: In photos

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 11:42 AM IST
The ski-resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir recorded seven inches of fresh snowfall, while Pahalgam resort in the south and Sonamarg resort in central Kashmir received around three to four inches of snowfall each, officials said.
There was no disruption in movement of devotees, officials said.(HT Photo)
There was no disruption in movement of devotees, officials said.(HT Photo)

Snowfall at Mata Vaishno Devi shrine; rains lash Jammu

Jammu | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 28, 2020 08:10 AM IST
The snowfall on the Trikuta Hills, including at the ‘Bhawan’ (sanctum sanctorum) of started around 5.30 pm and lasted for nearly half-an-hour, the officials said.
Heavy snow and winds in several parts of Iran in the past few days have closed many roads and disrupted transport.(AP file photo)
Heavy snow and winds in several parts of Iran in the past few days have closed many roads and disrupted transport.(AP file photo)

10 climbers killed in Iran, ship crew missing after snowfall and storms

Dubai | By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 27, 2020 09:04 AM IST
Several climbers remain unaccounted for since Friday when two deaths were reported, while the number reported as missing has increased as concerned families contact the authorities, state television said.
The India Meteorological Department has forecast that widespread rainfall or snowfall is very likely over northern parts of India in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand(PTI)
The India Meteorological Department has forecast that widespread rainfall or snowfall is very likely over northern parts of India in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand(PTI)

News updates from Hindustan Times: IMD says rainfall, snowfall likely in north Indian states towards end of the year and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 04:59 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion at 5 pm. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Fresh snowfall in Srinagar(Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times)
Fresh snowfall in Srinagar(Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times)

In photos: Snowfall in northern India, subzero temperatures in parts of Jammu and Kashmir

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 01:35 PM IST
The minimum temperatures is set to fall by over two to three degrees Celsius over Northwest India during the next three days, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
An apple orchard after fresh snowfall covered the hills with a white blanket in the upper Shimla area on Saturday.(HT Photo)
An apple orchard after fresh snowfall covered the hills with a white blanket in the upper Shimla area on Saturday.(HT Photo)

Atal Tunnel closed again after heavy snowfall in higher reaches of Himachal

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 12, 2020 12:56 PM IST
Weather will remain clear from Sunday to Thursday, says meteorological department
Keylong, the headquarters of Lahaul-Spiti district was coldest in the state at minus 1.3°C.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)
Keylong, the headquarters of Lahaul-Spiti district was coldest in the state at minus 1.3°C.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)

Met predicts heavy snowfall in Himachal on December 12

Hindustan Times/Shimla | By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 12:38 AM IST
State meteorological department director Manmohan Singh said snowfall and rainfall was also likely to take place in the higher and middle hills of the state on December 9
By Friday, very light to light rainfall or snowfall is likely to occur at a few places in districts of Garhwal region, and at isolated places in districts of Kumaon region.(Representational Photo/ANI)
By Friday, very light to light rainfall or snowfall is likely to occur at a few places in districts of Garhwal region, and at isolated places in districts of Kumaon region.(Representational Photo/ANI)

MeT office predicts snowfall in four districts of Uttarakhand this week

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2020 04:57 PM IST
Light rainfall or snowfall is likely to occur at isolated places especially in higher reaches of Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Rudraprayag and Pithoragarh districts of Uttarakhand.
Tourists riding on snow covered roads in Kufri on Thursday.(Deepak Sansta / HT)
Tourists riding on snow covered roads in Kufri on Thursday.(Deepak Sansta / HT)

Fresh snowfall in Kufri, Narkanda, NH 5 blocked

Hindustan Times/Shimla | By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 08:23 AM IST
The weather will get clear from November 27
Passengers after alighting from Golden Temple Mail in Amritsar on a cold Tuesday morning. Though Amritsar recorded a low of 11 degrees Celsius due to overcast conditions, the temperature was five degrees below normal.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Passengers after alighting from Golden Temple Mail in Amritsar on a cold Tuesday morning. Though Amritsar recorded a low of 11 degrees Celsius due to overcast conditions, the temperature was five degrees below normal.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Fresh snowfall in Kashmir, Himachal sends chill down to Punjab, Haryana

Hindusatn Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondents
PUBLISHED ON NOV 24, 2020 06:30 AM IST
Weather expected to clear up from November 26 even as temperatures across the plains of Punjab and Haryana continue to remain below normal.
Snowfall at Badiranath Dham in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand on November 16, 2020.(PTI)
Snowfall at Badiranath Dham in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand on November 16, 2020.(PTI)

Snowfall likely in Uttarakhand districts over next few days: IMD bulletin

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 22, 2020 04:58 PM IST
In a bulletin issued, authorities predicted that very light to light rainfall or snowfall is likely to occur at a few places of Uttarkashi, Rudraprayag, Chamoli, Bageshwar, and Pithoragarh districts and at isolated places in Dehradun and Tehri districts of the hill state from Monday onwards.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath at the Kedarnath temple that witnessed heavy snowfall on Monday.(ANI)
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath at the Kedarnath temple that witnessed heavy snowfall on Monday.(ANI)

Snowfall strands Adityanath, Trivendra Singh Rawat in Kedarnath for hours

Hindustan Times, Kedarnath/Dehradun/Uttarkashi/Lucknow | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 11:33 PM IST
The two chief ministers who were scheduled to take off from Kedarnath at 8.40 in the morning were stuck till 4.45 pm due to heavy snowfall.
HT Image
HT Image
(Representative Image/(PTI File Photo))
(Representative Image/(PTI File Photo))

Snowfall likely in J&K, Ladakh over next two days

Hindustan Times/Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain, Srinagar
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 05:22 PM IST
This year, summer in Jammu and Kashmir was unusually dry as the western disturbance brought negligible precipitation and the rainfall in monsoon was below normal
HT Image
HT Image

Light snowfall in upper reaches of Kashmir

Hindustan Times/Srinagar | By HT Correspondent, Srinagar
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 07:08 PM IST
The meteorological department has predicted dry weather in the UT till the first week of November but has not ruled out the possibility of light snow fall in the upper reaches of the Valley
Police personnel during the rescue operation after vehicles got stuck due to slippery roads following the snowfall in Kufri, 14km from Shimla, on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Police personnel during the rescue operation after vehicles got stuck due to slippery roads following the snowfall in Kufri, 14km from Shimla, on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

Snow blocks Hindustan-Tibet road; 300 stranded passengers rescued from Kufri

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Navneet Rathore, Shimla
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2020 11:21 PM IST
State meteorological department director Manmohan Singh says the latest spell of snow and rain is due to a fresh western disturbance. The weather will clear up from Wednesday
Take a break this weekend by travelling to these snow-clad attractions.(Instagram/ highlander_network)
Take a break this weekend by travelling to these snow-clad attractions.(Instagram/ highlander_network)

Winter wonderland: 5 places to see snow this weekend

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Asheeza Baig
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2020 10:14 AM IST
The new year has just begun, and is already looming with deadlines and exams. Take a break this weekend by travelling to these snow-clad attractions!
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