snowfall in dalhousie
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Just ahead of the New Year, the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh have been covered with snow. Dalhousie received its first snowfall on Friday. This has doubled the happiness of the tourists who have reached the mountains to welcome the new year. After fresh snowfall, tourists enjoyed a lot in Manali, Solanganala, Narkanda, Dalhousie. The process of cold winds intensified in Delhi as well.
Lakhs of tourists from all over the country have reached Himachal two days back. All the hotels are full. Due to this the faces of the businessmen have also blossomed. For the convenience of tourists, hotels, restaurants and eateries will remain open 24 hours till January 2. Special arrangements have been made for DJ-dance in the hotels for the tourists. All hotels of Tourism Corporation are booked in Dharamshala and Mcleodganj. There is advance booking in private hotels. In view of the crowd, the government has given instructions to prevent corona infection.
Tourists’ fun at Patnitop
Tourists reached Natthatop via Patnitop and had a lot of fun on the white sheet of snow. About half a foot of snow has fallen in Nattatop, while Patnitop has also received its first snow of the season. Due to this, the cedars of Patnitop were also painted in a white sheet.
Night para in Delhi in double digits
The minimum temperature in the capital reached 10.7 degree Celsius in double digits after 15 days. However, according to the Meteorological Department, the mercury will drop by three to five degrees in the new year.
400 tourists trapped in Atal tunnel were evacuated
Around 400 tourist vehicles were evacuated from the Atal Tunnel amid heavy snowfall. Tourists faced problems as vehicles skidded due to accumulation of snow on the road. After the fresh snowfall, the movement of vehicles has been stopped through the Atal tunnel. Traffic remained closed between Manali to Lahaul on Friday. About 45 cm of snow has fallen in the south and north portals of Atal Tunnel Rohtang.