Many parts of Kumaun region welcomed new year with the rainfall and snowfall. In the afternoon of 1st January, 2017 rainfall started in the lower areas of Munsayari whereas the high elevation areas received a good amount of snowfall. Kalimuni received 1 inch and Khaliya received around 3 inch of snowfall. Kapkot village of Bageshwar disct. was all covered with the snow.
This snowfall brought the temperature below 0 degree celcius. If the weather remains the same for few another days then snowfall may occur in the lower elevation areas also.
Snowfall at Badrinath and Kedarnath
After the change in weather Badrinath again received snowfall on Sunday (1st January 2017). There were snowfall all around the Badrinath which brought the mercury level very down around -3 degree Celsius. Auli also received a good amount of snowfall. The whole district got affected by this change in weather. Whereas in Kedarnath on Sunday the weather was cloudy since morning and from 11 a.m it started snowing resulting to temperature fall. The decreasing temperature is really causing trouble for local people on day to day life. Many other regions of Garhwal also got affected by this change in weather. The high elevation areas of Dewal also received snowfall.
Downpour in Capital City, Dehradun
Along with many other region of devbhoomi (Uttrakhand) the capital city Dehradun and globally known Queen of hills, Mussorrie too witnessed rainfall on the new year day. The high mountainous areas of Mussoorie like Nagtibba and Surkunda received little bit of snowfall .
This shower brought relieve for the farmers and people. After the rainfall on Sunday, next day the sky was all clear.
In coming days, the forecast of snowfall and rainfall has been declared by metreological department. This winter we can assume a good rush of tourists to the places like Auli, Mussoorie, Munsayari etc. to enjoy snowfall.
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