Shimla: The most awaited White Christmas in Shimla celebrated its season’s first snowfall on Sunday morning after a long wait of 24 years.
Although the snowflakes melted soon after they kissed the ground but the tourists were extremely happy to experience snowfall at Shimla, Fagu, Narkanda, Kufri and other nearby places after 24 years.
Shimla recorded 5cm of snowfall and the temperature fell down to 10.7 degree Celsius. The snowfall was unexpected as the weather forecasters predicted dry weather conditions till December 31 many of the local people and tourists were surprised on seeing the most unexpected snowfall on Sunday morning.
The tourists in Dalhousie were delighted and headed for spots like Kalatop and Ahla to enjoy the snow. Even farmers and apple growers were happy that the three-month long dry spell came to an end.