Unseasonal snowfall in Darjeeling



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