Fresh snow in Manali. Photo: Facebook.com/HimachalTourism
The season’s first snows are blanketing Himachal Pradesh, leading to a flurry of Instagram and Twitter posts featuring cosy socks and steaming mugs of hot chocolate and chai against a backdrop of pristine white fluffiness.
With temperatures as low as -2 degrees, Shimla has been graced with its first November snow in 15 years. Several other places in Himachal Pradesh have also received heavy to moderate snowfall in the last 24 hours, with Kullu, Spiti, Kinnaur and Shimla receiving 10-40 cm of fresh snow.
If you’ve been dreaming of a winter wonderland, here is some #snowspiration to get you packing your warmest woollens and heading for the Himalayas.