The dry spell continues in Himachal Pradesh and sadly, it will not be a white New Years for tourists who are rushing to hill stations like Shimla and Manali.
That said, temperatures are below freezing with Manali recording -3.2 yesterday on 25th December. Shimla was slightly better at -1.2 degrees. Cold waves will continue in the state and snowfall will only happen on 1st or 2nd of January. So if you are planning to head above, extend you stay.
Shimla Snowfall: Those heading to Shimla might get snowfall in Kufri and Narkanda on 1st and 2nd January. Narkanda also has traces from the snowfall that happened earlier this month. Kufri has ample blak ice on road, so be careful.
Manali Snowfall: Those heading to Manali will get ample old snow at Solang as well as Gulaba on the Rohtang road. 1st or 2nd Jan is when these two places will defiantly get fresh snowfall, so come prepared.