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First snow of season for Rohtang, Leh, Gulmarg, Sonmarg, Kinnaur

First snow of season for Rohtang, Leh, Gulmarg, Sonmarg, Kinnaur

The wait for the beauty of the winter season is over. So much so that many areas of the higher reaches of the hills of North India have already witnessed the first snow of the season. Temperatures have dropped significantly, and winter has finally marked its arrival bringing some snow as an early Christmas for residents of the hills.

Areas of Gulmarg and Sonmarg along with Leh have seen some amount of snow during the last 24 hours. Not only this, higher reaches of Recong-Peo, Kullu, Lahaul Spiti, Kinnaur, Chamba in Himachal Pradesh have also witnessed the first snowfall of the season.

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The Rohtang pass, which happens to be the gateway to Lahaul valley has been closed for traffic after six inches of snowfall was witnessed over the region. Usually, the Rohtang pass is closed after November 15 but vehicles are allowed until the roads are cleared and heavy snow has not made an appearance over the region.

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Whereas other parts have witnessed some good rainfall activity during the same time frame. In a span of 24 hours from 8:30 am on Wednesday, Banihal recorded 9 mm of rain, Qazi Gund 3 mm, Una 1 mm and traces of rainfall over Srinagar.

These weather conditions have been attributed to the presence of a Western Disturbance which is currently lying over Jammu and Kashmir and is moving away from the Indian region.

However, another Western Disturbance is approaching the Western Himalayas and is currently lying over East Afghanistan and adjoining areas. Thus, light rain and snow will continue over parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and isolated pockets of Uttarakhand until November 18.

Due to this temperatures will witness a significant drop over the hills of North India. Not only this, due to these weather conditions, temperatures in the plains of North India will also witness a significant drop.

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