The hills of North India have not seen any major spell of snowfall during this winter season. The hills of Jammu and Kashmir had though received some spell of rain and snow during the mid-week of December, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh by and far had not seen any major snow show.
The hills of North India, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand usually receives rain and snow due to the Western Disturbances affecting the Western Himalayan region.
This year, the frequency of Western Disturbances has though remained high, the weather system was either not very active or were traveling in higher latitudes. This was the reason the hills mainly remained snow free.