IMD Predicts Heavy Snowfall In Some Parts Of Himachal Pradesh; Hailstorm Is Expected

Himachal Pradesh is likely to receive heavy snowfall in some isolated places in the higher regions.

by Shreya Ghosh
IMD Predicts Heavy Snowfall In Some Parts Of Himachal Pradesh; Hailstorm Is Expected

Travelling to Himachal Pradesh and witnessing its natural beauty has been on most travel enthusiasts’ bucket lists. Winter season is surely the best time of the year to explore the majestic state, witness snowfall, and wake up to surroundings covered in thick blankets of snow. If you have plans to visit the alluring state in the next couple of days, aapni kursi ki peti bandh lijiye, mausam bigadne wala hai. 

Most Parts Of Himachal Pradesh Are Likely To Receive Snowfall In The Next Two Days

Himachal Pradesh
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Visitors are having a spectacular time enjoying a heavenly travel experience in Himachal Pradesh. Most parts of the state are receiving snowfall making it a splendid time for locals and tourists to enjoy the magnificence of the winter season to the fullest. Looks like the intensity of snowfall and cold temperature is about to increase in the next couple of days.

According to the predictions of the India Meteorological Department, most parts of Himachal might receive light to moderate snowfall. Some isolated places in the higher regions are likely to receive heavy snowfall, according to a report by Times Now News. Also, for the upcoming two days, an orange alert has been issued seeing the weather forecast.

Not only is snowfall turning Himachal into a snowy paradise, but the predictions also state that the places in the lower parts are likely to receive hailstorms, lightning, and thunderstorms. On top of all these, there are even some chances of a wet spell until February 6. According to the predictions, a lot is likely to happen weather-wise in different parts of Himachal Pradesh.

Also read: Watch: Mohali Turns Into A White Wonderland; Receives Hailstorm Mirroring Snowfall

Snowfall Affected Smooth Vehicular Movement

Himachal Pradesh
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Himachal Pradesh is currently thronged by visitors from all around. In between all the crowd and congestion, snowfall is now impacting the smooth flow of traffic on some roads. 4 national Highways and 481 roads are already shut down for any sort of vehicles. In Shimla, 161 roads are currently blocked. The numbers of blocked roads in Lahaul, Kullu, and Chamba district are 153, 71, and 58 respectively. The concerned authorities are currently working to make the roads suitable for vehicular movement.

Also read: From Jan 29, Season’s First Heavy Snowfall Expected In Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh & Himachal Pradesh

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Cover Image Courtesy: Subhadeep Bhowmick 

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