Because the elevated areas of the Kashmir valley skilled heavy snowfall, authorities in Kashmir have issued avalanche warnings for hilly areas, urging residents to keep away from pointless motion within the subsequent 24 hours.
Regardless of the top of the 40-day harshest winter interval, the area continues to expertise a chilly wave in the course of the 20-day ‘Chilla-i-Khurd’ (small chilly), adopted by a 10-day ‘Chilla-i-Bachha’ (child chilly).
The IMD has issued an orange alert for heavy rainfall/snowfall in remoted pockets of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Sikkim on February fifth.
In the meantime, in Himachal Pradesh, a complete of 475 roads, together with 5 nationwide highways, have been shut down for automobiles on account of a current spherical of snowfall and rainfall.
The sky remained densely overcast all through the day, resulting in lowered visibility that impacted vehicular site visitors. Varied areas within the state skilled snowfall, with Kalpa in Kinnaur receiving 5.6 mm of snow, adopted by Bharmaur with 5 cm, Gondla with 4.2 cm, Keylong with 3 cm, Khadrala and Kufri with 2 cm every, Kukumseri with 1.6 cm, and Sangla and Pooh with 1 cm every.
Uttarakhand skilled intense chilly circumstances following current snowfall within the greater areas of the state and rainfall in decrease areas on Sunday. Locations resembling Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Hemkund, Auli, Dehradun’s Chakrata, Chaurangikhal, and Nachiketa Tal in Uttarkashi district witnessed snowfall. Moreover, rain occurred in varied areas throughout the state, together with Dehradun, on Saturday evening.
(With inputs from companies)
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Revealed: 05 Feb 2024, 09:51 AM IST