The weather changed once again in Uttarakhand's Chamoli. Fresh snowfall was received at Badrinath Temple.
The wedding ceremony was held in Luntara village of Ghat bloc amid heavy snowfall. The procession along with the groom covered the distance of four kilometres starting from Luntara village to Bijar village.
A groom travelled four kilometre on foot to reach the bride's home in Bijra village in Chamoli district as roads were closed due to heavy snowfall in the region.
Exploitation of natural resources by Pakistan and China in Giglit- Baltistan that affects the ecology and demography of the region remains a major concern for the local residents.
Heavy snowfall continue to lash Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal
An army soldier posted in Kashmir missed his wedding on Thursday as he was stuck after heavy snowfall in the valley. The wedding ceremonies of Suneel had started in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday.
Heavy rainfall is likely to occur at isolated places in Tehri, Pauri, Nainital and Udham Singh Nagar districts even as hail may occur at some places especially in Dehradun, Haridwar, Pauri, Tehri, Nainital and Udham Singh Nagar districts, the Met department has said.
Issuing advisory, the weatherman said that heavy rain, snowfall may occur in several parts of Lahaul-Spiti, Kinnaur, Sirmaur, Shimla, Mandi, Kullu, Kangra, Chamba and Solan district whereas thunderstorm may take place in Una, Bilaspur and Hamirpur
Srinagar received heavy snowfall and rain on Jan 13 which led in cancellation of all flights to and from Srinagar.
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IMD predicted heavy snowfall in next 24 hours in Jammu and Kashmir
Most parts of the state, including Kufri and Manali, reeled under biting cold at sub-zero temperatures, with Lahaul and Spiti district's administrative centre Keylong recording the lowest temperature at minus 14.3 degrees Celsius, the Meteorological Centre said.
Villagers gathered to celebrate 'Shant festival' with great pomp and show in Shimla. The 'Shant festival' means 'festival of purification'. It is organised to purify the deity, 'Khantu Devta' and the temple. Villagers offered prayers for prosperity
A thick sheet of ice has taken the gerre. More than 10 cities of nearly eight districts of Himachal have reached mercury in the minuscule. About 600 tourists were caught in 300 vehicles in Mussoorie.
Heavy snowfall forced closure of the Jammu-Srinagar national highway and suspension of air traffic to Kashmir on Friday, officials said.
The meteorological department on Wednesday issued a heavy snowfall alert in parts of Uttarakhand for Thursday and Friday. Heavy snowfall is likely to occur at isolated places located at a height of 2,500 metres and above in Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Rudraprayag, Bageshwar and Pithoragarh districts on Thursday.
Srinagar and higher reaches of Kashmir received snowfall, while rain lashed other parts of Jammu and Kashmir, the meteorological department said. Snowfall also occurred in some parts of Ladakh, it said.
The government has advised motorists to check road conditions before travelling to higher reaches in the hills as there were chances of more snowfall till Thursday. People in the state capital shivered as chilly winds along with intermittent rains kept the minimum temperature at 4.7 degree Celsius. Manali recorded 3.8 degree Celsius.