Epaper
Follow us:
Home > National > Uttarakhand: Thick layer of snow covers Badrinath
Uttarakhand: Thick layer of snow covers Badrinath | Uttarakhand: Thick layer of snow covers Badrinath | English.Lokmat.Com

Uttarakhand: Thick layer of snow covers Badrinath

Badrinath in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand is covered with a white sheet of snow as the region experienced heavy snowfall on Thursday.
Uttarakhand: Thick layer of snow covers Badrinath

Chamoli (Uttarakhand) [India], Mar 26 : Badrinath in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand is covered with a white sheet of snow as the region experienced heavy snowfall on Thursday.

The Badrinath shrine and houses of locals were seen covered with a thick layer of snow.

According to the Indian Meterological Department, fairly widespread rainfall and snowfall with isolated thunderstorm accompained with hailstorm, lightning and gusty winds speed reaching 30-40 kmph very likely over Western Himalayan region including Uttarakhand on Thursday.

The portals of Badrinath Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, will be opened for pilgrims on April 30. The shrine, located in Uttarakhand, was closed for devotees in November last year due to the onset of winters

Last week, all places in the plains including Dehradun, Haridwar and Rishikesh witnessed rainfall while snowfall was recorded at isolated places including Kedarnath and Badrinath.

The state capital Dehradun recorded a maximum temperature of 29.7 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 16.3 degrees Celsius.

( With inputs from ANI )

Uttarakhand: Thick layer of snow covers Badrinath
Dehradun: J-K Students Association urges Kashmiri students not to hide travel history
Insurance facility to 'corona warriors' in Uttarakhand
Newspaper sales slump in Kolkata over fears of COVID-19 spread
Delhi's Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir remains closed till further notice
Corona
Patients1,998
Died58
Corona
Patients934,825
Died47,189
Corona
Coronavirus Live updates! Around the world