Snowfall in higher reaches brings cold conditions in U`khand

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 17:04

Dehra Dun: Higher reaches of Himalayas today
received fresh snowfall in Uttarakhand while most of the lower areas experienced rainfall bringing cold conditions in the hill state.

Both the regions of Garhwal and Kumaon like Gangotri,
Yamunotri, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Hemkund sahib and Chakrata received snowfall while most of the lower areas, including the state capital experienced drizzle.
For the past two days, snowfall in higher reaches coupled
with rainfall in lower and plain areas have plummeted the
mercury forcing people to take out their woollens.
Met office here said the current weather conditions are
likely to continue for a day or two.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 17:04

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