Unseasonal snowfall in Darjeeling

Queen of Hills Darjeeling and its adjacent areas witnessed unseasonal snowfall accompanied by hailstorm and rain Friday.

Last Updated: Apr 06, 2012, 14:29 PM IST

Darjeeling: Queen of Hills Darjeeling
and its adjacent areas witnessed unseasonal snowfall accompanied by hailstorm and rain Friday.

The town and its adjacent localities experienced 1 inch
to 1.5 inch snowfall between 11.15 am and 11.45 am, the
Darjeeling district administration said.

A very unusual phenomenon in the month of April, the
snowfall delighted tourists.

LB Dukpa, a 90-year-old resident of the hills, said he
has never witnessed snowfall in this time of the year in his
lifetime.
Darjeeling has been experiencing rains for the past three
days.

PTI