Upper reaches of Uttarakhand receive snowfall

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Dehradun, March 2 (IANS) The higher reaches of Uttarakhand received fresh snowfall on Saturday while the lower areas were lashed by heavy rains, the MeT department said.

Dehradun and adjoining hill resort of Mussoorie continued to receive rainfall, bringing the temperature down considerably.

Kedarnath, Badrinath and Auli in the Garhwal region received snowfall. Munsiyari and other nearby areas in the Kumaon region also received heavy snowfall.

Snowfall and rain have added to chill all over the state. Cold winds blowing from the hills swept the plains, which also received showers in varying degrees, the Meteorological Department said.

It rained intermittently in Dehradun since this evening.

–IANS

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