Tourist attractions in Himachal Pradesh like Kufri and Manali received fresh snowfall on Thursday .Kufri in Shimla district and Manali in Kullu district received 10 cm snowfall each. Manali recorded a low of minus 0.9 degree Celsius, Shimla recorded a low of 2.8 degrees Celsius, respectively.
As news of the snowfall spread, tourists flocked to Shimla, known for the imperial grandeur of its buildings that were once institutions of power when the town served as the summer capital of British India.
The landscape in Shimla will stay this way for two-three days, an official of the Met Office said.
The Met Office said western disturbance — a storm system originating from the Mediterranean-Caspian Sea region and moving across the Afghanistan-Pakistan region .
The timely snowfall has brought cheers on the faces of hoteliers.