Fresh snow in Shimla, Manali as tourists make merry

Shimla: Popular tourist destinations Shimla, Manali and Dalhousie received another spell of overnight snowfall on Sunday, which snapped internal road links in some areas of Himachal Pradesh but tourists made merry by hurling snowballs at one another. Dalhousie in Chamba district saw 30 cm of snow, state’s highest Hoteliers cheered in the hope More...

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By Indileak Web Desk On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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Widespread snowfall in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar: Widespread snowfall started across the Kashmir Valley on Saturday as the weather office said there would be an improvement in the weather from Sunday. Srinagar recorded minus 0.8 degrees Celsius, Pahalgam More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Monday, January 7th, 2019
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Kashmir Valley, Ladakh in grip of severe cold

Srinagar: A severe cold wave tightened its grip over the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region on Monday as temperatures dropped several notches below the freezing point. Leh town recorded minus 11.8 degrees Celsius More...

By Agencies On Sunday, January 6th, 2019
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Greenland’s melting ice sheet releasing tons of methane

London: The Greenland ice sheet emits tons of methane according to a new study, showing that subglacial biological activity impacts the atmosphere far more than previously thought, say researchers. They calculated More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
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Uttarakhand shivers amid snowfall at many places

Dehradun: The hill state of Uttarakhand shivered on Thursday due to snowfall in many areas, the Met Office said. The plain regions in Uttarakhand are also facing an intense cold wave Heavy snowfall has been reported More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Friday, December 28th, 2018
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Manali, nearby hills in Himachal covered in snow

Shimla: Manali and its nearby hills in Himachal Pradesh received more snow on Friday and are wrapped in a white blanket to the glee of tourists, the Met Office said. It was 3.2 degrees in Dharamsala and minus 1.1 More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, December 25th, 2018
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Fog disrupts air, rail traffic; air quality ‘severe’ in Delhi

New Delhi: It was a cold foggy Tuesday morning in the national capital with visibility dropping to 50 metres affecting flight schedule and causing train cancellations. All departures at the the Indira Gandhi International More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Sunday, December 23rd, 2018
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Cold wave grips J&K, Drass at minus 17.3

Srinagar: Icy cold winds blowing from the snow-clad mountains brought down the temperatures to minus 17.3 in Drass town on Sunday as the cold wave intensified in the Kashmir Valley. Drass in Kargil district was More...

By Agencies On Sunday, December 16th, 2018
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Andhra coast braces for cyclone, high alert sounded

Visakhapatnam:  Andhra Pradesh on Sunday sounded a high alert in the coastal region as a cyclonic storm in the Bay of Bengal was heading towards it and was likely to cross the region between Kakinada and Visakhapatnam More...

By IANS On Saturday, December 15th, 2018
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NGT orders reopening of Vedanta’s Sterlite plant

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Saturday set the stage for the reopening of the Vedanta’s Thoothukudi-based copper smelting plant by setting aside the Tamil Nadu governments order to close More...