More Snowfall in Himachal – predicts Met Department

SHIMLA- Heading to the hills of Himachal before the New Year dawns or wishing to enjoy precipitation falling from clouds as ice crystals? It’s better if you could extend your holidays this week. For, the Met Office Wednesday forecast snow at some of the tourist destinations in the state January 3.

“There are chances of snowfall across the state as the western disturbances will be active in the state January 3. Till that time, dry weather will prevail,” said an official with the meteorological office.

He said the probability of snowfall in Shimla, Kufri, Narkanda, Manali, Kalpa and Dalhousie is high.

Members of the hospitality industry say most of the tourist resorts are witnessing chock-a-block hotels due to revellers for the New Year’s Eve celebrations.They say the upcoming five-day winter carnival in Manali, beginning January 2, is an added draw for the tourists who want to extend their stay. IANS

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