Birds of Himachal – Western Tragopan, Monarch Among Birds

Not satisfied with having made all kinds of birds, check the gods took time off to create the Western Tragopan. The unparalleled beauty of the Tragopan comes from a feather each; contributed by all the bird species that exist and offered to the gods to clothe this beautiful monarch among birds, order speak the legends … Continue reading “Birds of Himachal – Western Tragopan, Monarch Among Birds”

More snow in Himachal, cold wave continues

Shimla: The cold continued to grip Himachal Pradesh today with the higher reaches experiencing more snow. The weather office here has forecast even more snow till Sunday. The ‘Queen of the Hills’ as Shimla was fondly called by the British, recorded a low of 2.5 degrees Celsius. The town saw seven centimetres of snow Friday. … Continue reading “More snow in Himachal, cold wave continues”

Mercury dips in Himachal, White December highly likely

Shimla received its first snowfall of the season on December 11, and if we consider those tiny white flakes sporadically falling from the sky since December 4, then it was the third snowfall of the season in Shimla. Rains and snowfall are going to spell more trouble in the higher reaches of the state. Shimla, … Continue reading “Mercury dips in Himachal, White December highly likely”