Rain, hail bring temperature down in Mussoorie
By OUR STAFF REPORTER |
Wed, 12 -Feb, 2014
Mussoorie, 11 Feb: The residents of the hill town were greeted today by inclement weather, raising the hopes of a second heavy snowfall due to western disturbance active in the region. The weather became extremely chilly and the town was greeted with rains and hail for a few hours. Chances of the first snowfall however evaded the town. The incessant rain and hail continued till late in the evening. However, Nag Tibba, the area of Devi Kol and the Himalayan range were the recipients of snowfall. The snow covered mountains presented a mesmerising view to the delight of the tourists. The honeymooners were especially a happy lot at the sight. According to local residents of Mussoorie, with the coming of cold weather, the residents expect better snowfall in comparison to the last. The chilly conditions forced people to seek warmth and shelter. Cold winds swept the town on Monday bringing about a sharp fall in the temperature. The liquor shops and bars in Mussoorie were the real beneficiaries of the weather, raking in considerable revenue as the tourists and locals thronged for a pint or two.