Hailstorm hits Mussoorie, temperature dip

hail mussoorie temperature dip

Ajay Ramola



Rain and hail lashed across the tourist town of Mussoorie bringing down the mercury considerably and resulting in disruption of traffic leaving tourists stranded for several hours, on Sunday.

The tourists thrilled to see the roads donning a white mantle enjoyed by taking selfie on their mobiles and playing with it thinking it to be snow.

The inclement weather brought down the day temperature and forced the elderly people to remain indoors. However, vehicular traffic was disrupted due to the accumulated hail leaving motorists having tough time on several roads near Picture Palace, Civil Hospital, big bend etc. The fresh spell of hail cheered up the local businessmen as the influx of tourists increased to the town being Sunday.

According to met department  the minimum temperature of the town would remain 7 degree Celsius with partly cloudy sky with possibility of development of thunder lightning on 5th March.