HPs snowy peaks attract New Year revellers

Narkanda, the heart of the apple belt, has good
accumulation of snow

Himachal’s popular tourist resorts Manali, Narkanda and Kalpa are wrapped up in a thick blanket of snow, making the hill stations more picturesque for New Year Eve revellers.

Members of the hospitality industry say it’s the last week’s snow that has surged the tourist footfall, which is likely to cross the 50,000-mark across the state to celebrate the coming of New Year.

Met Office director Manmohan Singh said on Sunday that the minimum temperature at most places that saw snow stayed close to sub-zero.

“There are chances of rainfall and snowfall at some places on December 30-31,” he said.

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