A number of high-altitude areas of Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh had been wrapped in thick white sheets of snow, with many vacationer locations like Kufri, Manali and Auli receiving the season’s first snowfall. Heavy snowfall and landslides within the Union Territory pressured closure of the necessary Jammu-Srinagar Nationwide Freeway in Ramban and authorities in Kashmir have issued an avalanche warning for 4 districts — Kupwara, Bandipora, Baramulla and Ganderbal. The Himalayan shrines of Kedarnath and Yamunotri in Uttarakhand closed for the winters amid heavy snowfall within the higher reaches of the state.
Himachal Pradesh’s vacationer hotspots Kufri and Manali additionally obtained the primary snowfall of the season on Monday. Kufri in Shimla district obtained 7 cm snowfall whereas Manali in Kullu district obtained 2 cm. Sangla recoded 25 cm snowfall, Gondla 20 cm, Khadrala 18 cm, Kalpa 5.6 cm and Keylong four cm. Moreover, a number of different areas of the state together with its capital Shimla skilled 21.6 mm rainfall. The tribal district of Lahaul and Spiti’s administrative centre Keylong was recorded because the coldest place within the state at minus three levels Celsius.