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Tourism in Sikkim negatively impacted by severe snowfall

Due to numerous cancellations this week due to heavy snowfall in the eastern and northern portions of the state that left numerous tourists stuck.

At least 900 tourists were stranded along the J N Road, which connects Gangtok with Tsomgo Lake and Nathula, after heavy snowfall disrupted road communication.(Unsplash)
Published on Mar 20, 2023 03:20 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Gangtok

Travel danger in California, San Bernardino range due to snowstorms

Beleaguered Californians weather another storm as blizzard warnings blanketed the Sierra Nevada range in the northern half of the state, more snow on its way to the southern mountains like the San Bernardino range and forecasters warn that any travel is dangerous.

A vehicle attempts to drive along snow-covered Conaway Avenue in downtown Grass Valley, California during a snowstorm. Travel danger in California, Sierra Nevada range, San Bernardino range due to snowstorms (Elias Funez/The Union via AP)
Updated on Mar 01, 2023 10:21 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Running Springs, California

Uttarakhand's Gangotri temple covered in a thick blanket of snow. Watch video

Gangotri Temple is one of four Chota Char Dham Yatra pilgrimage sites. The holy river Bhagirathi, one of Ganga's two head-streams, flows alongside Gangotri Temple.

The temple's reopening date after the winter break has been set for April 26.(ANI)
Published on Jan 30, 2023 02:36 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Amid land subsidence crisis, Joshimath gets fresh snowfall; rain alert issued

The IMD has forecast rainfall and snow in Joshimath and other areas of Chamoli district, and Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand till January 24.

Heavy snowfall was witnessed in Joshimath, Uttarakhand, on Friday, January 20, 2023. (Screengrab/ANI video)
Published on Jan 20, 2023 10:20 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Kangana Ranaut is missing snow-clad Manali home, laddus made by mother. See pics

Kangana Ranaut has shared several pictures of her snow-covered Manali home post fresh snowfall and said she is missing her mom-made laddus and the pahadi meat cooked by her dad.

Kangana Ranaut has shared several stunning pics of her house in Manali.
Published on Jan 14, 2023 02:05 PM IST

Kashmir: Snowfall disrupts flight operations at Srinagar airport

Kashmir receives fresh snowfall and rain today and several airlines have cancelled their flights due to low visibility.

A man walks after fresh snowfall in the outskirts of Srinagar. (Waseem Andrabi/HT)
Updated on Jan 13, 2023 03:12 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Tourists and locals in Shimla waiting for heavy snowfall to boost tourism

People involved in the travel and tourism business are also awaiting for fresh snowfall which will boost tourist inflow into the hills.

Tourists and locals in Shimla waiting for heavy snowfall to boost tourism (Deepak Sansta/HT)
Published on Jan 07, 2023 06:45 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Shimla

AI made snow-clad photos of Delhi, Kolkata go viral, netizens call it beautiful

Have you ever wondered what would Delhi or Kolkata look like had it snowed in the cities? An artist created AI pictures of the cities and how they would look like if it snowed.

AI generated snow-clad photos of Delhi and Kolkata.(Twitter/@Angshuman Choudhury )
Published on Jan 05, 2023 10:50 AM IST
ByVrinda Jain

Fresh spell of snow, rain likely in J&K this weekend

MeT director Sonam Lotus said on Saturday, weather is expected to be cloudy with possibility of snow and rain

There was fresh snowfall in Gulmarg. (ANI)
Updated on Jan 05, 2023 04:08 AM IST
By, Srinagar

100 vehicles stuck near Atal tunnel due to snowfall, congestion: Report

The India Meteorological Department (IMD)office has predicted rains at isolated places in low and mid hills and snow at many places in higher reaches of Chamba, Kullu, Kinnaur and Lahaul, and Spiti districts on Friday and dry weather on New Year's eve on December 31.

Around 100 vehicles are stranded near North Portal of the Atal Tunnel due to congestion and snowfall at South Portal. (ANI)
Published on Dec 29, 2022 11:14 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Winter in full glory: Hailstorm in Assam, snowfall in Kashmir | Watch

North India has been grappling with cold wave for the past few days with the mercury dipping to sub-zero levels in several parts of Rajasthan and dense fog encompassing Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Chandigarh, among other regions.

The two separate videos showed hailstorm in Assam's Dibrugarh (left), and snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir's Pahalgam (right). (ANI/Screengrab from videos)
Updated on Dec 27, 2022 12:57 PM IST
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin, New Delhi

No relief from biting cold in Delhi, nearby states till Tues. South to see rain

Despite temperatures dipping in north India, the IMD has said there would be no snowfall in Himachal Pradesh's capital Shimla for Christmas, upsetting many tourists who were hoping for a snow encounter in the popular tourist destination.

Temperatures have dipped considerably in Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Delhi, among other regions, over the past week with the onset of cold wave. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Dec 25, 2022 10:58 AM IST
By, New Delhi

‘Bomb Cyclone’ dampens Christmas revelry in US, millions affected| Videos

Over 5,000 flights in the US - scheduled for Thursday and Friday - were cancelled due to the storm at one of the busiest times of the year as revellers are soaked in Christmas spirit.

 The cyclone can cause snowfall of up to a half inch (1.25 cm) per hour and reduce visibility drastically.(REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 23, 2022 02:14 PM IST

Jammu & Kashmir: Pahalgam shivers at -5.6°C, Met predicts snow spells

All the weather stations in the Valley recorded sub-zero temperatures during the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday with Pahalgam recording the lowest temperature.

Meteorological department deputy director (MeT) Mukhtar Ahmad, while sharing a weather update, said that summer capital Srinagar witnessed a minimum temperature of minus 3°C. (Representational Image/HT File)
Updated on Dec 08, 2022 06:18 AM IST
By, Srinagar

Massive storm hits western New York, snowfall tops 6 feet in some parts

The storm is reported to have forced road closures, partial driving bans and flight cancellations for the weekend.

A clip tweeted by Buffalo Weather news captures an aerial view with houses entirely wrapped in snow.(source:Twitter/@weather_buffalo)
Updated on Nov 20, 2022 03:30 PM IST
Written by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao

Major highways closed, high-altitude villages cut off after snowfall in J&K

Around six inches of snow was recorded in the ski resort of Gulmarg in north Kahsmir's Baramulla while Gurez and Machil have received over 12 inches of snow.

Vehicles are parked on the snow-covered road amid heavy snowfall, near the famous Gulmarg Ski Resort, at Tangmarg, in Baramulla on Monday. (ANI)
Published on Nov 14, 2022 04:32 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao

J&K braces for fresh spell of rain, snow from Monday

The meteorological department (MeT) office in Srinagar said that spells of rain and snow could hit different parts of the valley in the evening in the next couple of days

Tourist spots of Gulmarg and Pahalgam recorded sub-zero temperatures.
Updated on Nov 14, 2022 04:52 AM IST

J&K sees heavy snowfall in Poonch, traffic suspended on Mughal road. Video

The 84-km road is a key piece of infrastructure as it connects the twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri to Shopian. It passes over the Pir Panjal mountains, which is higher than the Banihal Pass (2832 m above sea level) in the same range.

The valley created a fresh record with a tourist footfall of 1.62 crores in 2022.(ANI)
Published on Nov 09, 2022 02:38 PM IST
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

Overnight snowfall in parts of J&K, Mughal Road closed | Watch

The area, which is at a high altitude of 3,500m (11,500 ft), experienced light to moderate snowfall over the course of the night.

The Mughal Road, with more than five inches of snow on the ground between Poshana and Peer Ki Gali.(ANI)
Updated on Nov 06, 2022 06:17 PM IST
Written by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao | Edited by Sohini Goswami

Jammu and Kashmir witnesses fresh snowfall. People share stunning images, videos

Jammu and Kashmir has started to witness snowfall. Many internet users have shared images of the same.

A man guides his horses through the snow-covered Gulmarg Ski Resort after snowfall in Baramulla on Sunday.(ANI File)
Updated on Nov 01, 2022 04:35 PM IST
ByVrinda Jain

Tourists in for a surprise as snowfall, rains bring early winter in Kashmir

There was significant snowfall in many areas of Kashmir including Gulmarg, Sonamarg, Gurez and Karnah while the Zabarwan mountain range in Srinagar too received traces of snowfall

Gulmarg: Tourists use horses for travelling through a snow-covered area during season's first snowfall at Gulmarg in Baramulla district of North Kashmir, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. Snowfall in higher reaches of Kashmir, including popular tourist destinations like Gulmarg and Sonamarg, and rains in plains brought wintry conditions earlier than usual in the valley.  (PTI Photo/S. Irfan)
Updated on Oct 20, 2022 04:43 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Srinagar

Watch: Hemkund Sahib covered in white cover after fresh snowfall

Every summer, thousands of devotees from all over the world go to Hemkunt Sahib, located at an altitude of 15,225 feet.

Fresh snowfall at Hemkund Sahib shrine in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district. (HT PHOTO.)
Published on Oct 09, 2022 08:07 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

'Snowfall, zero visibility': Army soldiers walked for 15 km to rescue civilians

After the army successfully carried out the rescue operation, the civilians were provided with food, medicine and shelter.

Indian army rescue 16 stranded civilians amid heavy snowfall in Sinthan Pass (ANI)
Published on Apr 21, 2022 11:36 PM IST
By | Written by Manjiri Sachin Chitre | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Little girl sad she didn't see snow in Kashmir, J&K cop asks her to visit again

A viral Twitter video shared by J&K cop Imtiyaz Hussain via ANN News, shows a little girl sad that she didn't get to see snow in Kashmir.

A screengrab from the video that went viral on Twitter showing how a little girl was sad about not getting to see snow in Kashmir. (ANN News)
Published on Apr 19, 2022 02:32 PM IST
BySohini Sengupta

IMD alerts: Cyclonic circulation to bring rain across India, hailstorm in Delhi

Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh will witness rainfall in the next 24 hours, along with gusty winds of 25-25kmph on Saturday (February 26).

Delhi, south Punjab, south Haryana, west Uttar Pradesh and north Rajasthan will witness strong gusty winds of 25-35 kmph tomorrow (February 26). (Parveen Kumar/HT)
Updated on Feb 26, 2022 12:13 AM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi

‘Daylight robbery’: Omar Abdullah after snowfall disrupts flight ops in Srinagar

Former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah said that passengers who paid ₹3,000 or ₹4,000 for their tickets have been asked to rebook, and “suddenly the same flights are being quoted at ₹12,000 or ₹14,000".

JKNC vice president and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah.(PTI)
Updated on Feb 23, 2022 08:34 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Aryan Prakash, New Delhi

Step inside Mouni's honeymoon resort in Gulmarg with heated pool, stunning view

Here's a look at the luxurious hotel in Gulmarg which seems to have turned a new favourite among celebrities like Mouni Roy and Sara Ali Khan.

Mouni Roy has shared pictures from her honeymoon destination in Gulmarg. 
Published on Feb 10, 2022 03:56 PM IST

Mouni shares a glimpse of her ‘SunMoon’ with husband Suraj who stole her jumper

Mouni Roy has shared pictures from her honeymoon with husband Suraj Nambiar and prefers to call it ‘Sunmoon’, referring to his name's English meaning. 

Mouni Roy and Suraj Nambiar are on their honeymoon in Kashmir.
Published on Feb 07, 2022 09:52 AM IST

Video of train running amid snowfall in Shimla is truly mesmerising. Watch

This video that was shared on Twitter shows how a train runs amid snowfall in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.

A screengrab from the video that shows a train running amid snowfall in Shimla. (twitter/@ANI)
Published on Feb 05, 2022 11:42 AM IST
BySohini Sengupta

Yellow alert for heavy snowfall in Himachal, extreme cold in next 48 hours: IMD

In its forecast for the month of February, the IMD said that most parts of the country will experience below normal temperature this month. It also said that Punjab and Haryana are expected to get above normal rainfall.

Tourists enjoy at a ski centre after the snowfall in Himachal Pradesh's Manali on Monday. (ANI Photo)
Published on Feb 03, 2022 06:27 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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