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Unseasonal snowfall in Darjeeling

Last Updated: Friday, April 6, 2012 - 14:29

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
Darjeeling has been experiencing rains for the past three


First Published: Friday, April 6, 2012 - 14:29

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