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Stunning photos: Shimla under thick blanket of snow

Shimla and its surrounding areas experienced first snowfall of the season while tribal areas and other hills in Himachal Pradesh are experiencing continuous heavy snowfall since this morning.

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Shimla and its surrounding areas experienced first snowfall of the season while tribal areas and other hills in Himachal Pradesh are experiencing continuous heavy snowfall since this morning.

A view of ridge during snowfall in Shimla on Sunday, February 7.

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Shimla town received 18 cm of snow while Kufri, Fagu, Narkanda, Kharapatthar Chopal, Haripurdhar and Nauradhar received 20 cm to 35 cm of snow.

A man walks on snow covered road in Shimla.

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The maximum temperature which had soared during past few days, plummeted and dropped by six to ten degree Celsius.

A man walks with an umbrella on snow covered road to protect himself from snowfall in Shimla.

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Shimla town, covered under thick blanket of snow presented a fascinating look while the 5 km stretch between Kufri and Fagu looked like a white lake.

A girl looks from her house window during heavy snowfall in Shimla.

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The adjoining resorts of Kufri, Fagu, Narkanda, Chharabra and Chopal, Jubbal, Kharapatthar, Dodra Kwar and other areas in the interiors of Shimla district are also experiencing snowfall. Bus services to upper Shimla region have been suspended while in Rampur buses have been diverted via Basantpur and Kingal.

Small vendors and commuters walk on snow covered road due to heavy snowfall in Shimla.