There has been fresh snowfall in upper Manali region yesterday. Manali itself also got mild snowfall. It must have been great experience for those who had been present in-around Manali 🙂
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Manali, February 4, 2012
The entire upper Manali area experienced a fresh spell of snowfall today, renewing cold wave conditions in the region. Snowflakes also greeted tourists in Manali town this afternoon.
Tourists were thrilled to see the upper Manali region donning a white mantle. Meanwhile, hundreds of tourists rushed to the Solang valley to experience the fresh snowfall.
Vehicular traffic in the upper Manali region was disrupted and motorists had a tough time in the afternoon due to the fresh snowfall on the road between Nehru Kund and Solang valley.
The famous ski slopes of the Solang valley also experienced a fresh spell of snowfall today. It brought smiles on the faces of winter sports lovers who had come from different parts of the country to participate in the Alpine Premier League.
The 14,000-ft-high Bhrigu ski slopes and the 12,000-ft-high Hamta slopes, famous for helicopter-skiing, also experienced heavy snowfall.
The higher reaches in the Kullu valley, including the 13,050-ft-high Rohtang Pass, the gateway to Lahaul-Spiti valley, Pir Panjal range, Marhi, Gulaba, Kothi, Dhundi and the Chanderkhani Pass, also received moderate to heavy snowfall today.
Icy winds, which lashed the upper Manali areas throughout the day, further brought down the day temperature. The severe cold forced local people to remain indoors.
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