Tourists Advised Not To Travel To Shimla, Manali As Snow Blocks Roads
Thursday, January 9, 2020, 8:02 AM
Tourists have been advised against travelling to Shimla and Manali after over 250 roads were blocked due to heavy snow in Himachal Pradesh, news agency PTI reported. "There is heavy snow and trees have been falling. The roads are slippery. Everyone must reach home by 5 pm," Shimla Police said in its latest post along with a helpline number.
Shimla, Manali Receive First Snowfall Of 2020
Sunday, January 5, 2020, 12:47 PM
Shimla and Manali received the first-snowfall of 2020 as cold wave intensified across Himachal Pradesh on Saturday. Manali in Kullu district received snowfall on Saturday-morning, whereas state capital Shimla witnessed snowfall in the afternoon. The MeT department issues colour-coded warnings to alert the public ahead of severe or hazardous weather which has the potential to cause "damage, widespread disruption and/or danger to life".