First snowfall of the season in Gangotri Dham, cold in hilly areas increased

The weather has changed in Uttarakhand. It has been cloudy since morning. At the same time, freezing has also increased due to drizzle in the plain and rain in the hilly areas.

Gangotri Dham received its first snowfall of the season on Thursday morning. The weather in Badrinath Dham and Hemkund Sahib also became pleasant due to snowfall. At the same time, there is a fog in Yamunotri Dham. Snowfall in Kedarnath Dham also increased in the afternoon.

Rainfall has also started in the lower areas. The Meteorological Department has also issued an alert for light rain and snowfall in Chamoli, Pithoragarh, Uttarkashi, and Rudraprayag in 24 hours.

Flight did not go to Dehradun due to low visibility
The air service operated between Delhi-Pantnagar-Dehradun suffered a setback before the onset of winter. Air India flight from Delhi to Pantnagar on Wednesday could not take flight due to low visibility in Dehradun and it went straight back to Delhi.

Due to this, the passengers who reached the airport going to Dehradun faced trouble. Visibility at Pantnagar Airport was around 1500 meters since Wednesday morning, which increased to 2300 meters by noon.

Due to this, the aircraft reached here at around 2:20 pm from its scheduled time of 12:30 pm. The aircraft left for Delhi directly after half an hour due to low visibility in Dehradun.

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