Recent spell of snowfall lashed the Valley and the encompassing hills on Monday following which the shrine of Kedarnath was seen lined in a layer of snow. The snowfall has additionally led to a dip in temperature on hills. The revered shrine is situated within the Garhwal Himalayan vary close to the Mandakini river at about 22 kilometres uphill trek from Gaurikund.
Timber and homes have been seen lined in white glowing snow making the place magnificent for vacationers for the winters. Individuals visited Kedarnath in Rudraprayag district amid a lightweight snowfall.
Based on the Indian Meteorological Division (IMD), Uttarakhand forecast, the state will witness very mild to mild rainfall/snowfall at a number of locations in Uttarkashi, Rudraprayag, Chamoli, Bageshwar and Pithoragarh districts and at remoted locations in Tehri, Dehradun and Almora districts.
Furthermore, dry climate is more likely to prevail within the remaining districts of the state.
Snowfall is more likely to happen at remoted locations with peak 3,000 m and above.
Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, Yogi Adityanath and Trivendra Singh Rawat had arrived on the Kedarnath temple to supply prayers and take part within the portal closing ceremony of the shrine within the early hours of Monday.
Adityanath and Rawat witnessed snowfall within the Kedarnath temple space as they entered the shrine.