Tourists travelling to Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh witnessed the first snowfall of the season in Tawang, Bumla and Sela pass.
Tawang and Bomdila, both tourist destination near Sino-India border in Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday witness 1st snowfall of the season which is being enjoyed by the tourists visiting the hill towns as well as the local residents.
Sikang Norbu, a hotel owner of Tawang informed Arunachal24, the entire Tawang city and Bumla Pass witnessed snowfall. December is the peak time for tourists to visit Tawang, he added.
A youth leader from Bomdila inform over phone that Bomdila witness the snowfall after two years of gap, earlier it was happened in the year 2016.
One tourist who is on the way to Tawang informed Arunachal24 that the Sela pass is full of snow. Many tourist vehicle those who are going to Tawang have come back to Dirang or Bomdila from sela pass due to heavy snowfall.
Tawang SP Sagar Singh Kalsi in a message to Arunachal24 said that It is reported that at Dzela (Sela) Peak, the possibility of crossing the vehicles is very difficult.
Heavy snow at Dzela top got coagulated on the road and we’re experiencing continuous snowfall, Kalsi informed.
Right from Baisakhi to Sela and from Jaswant fort to Dzela pass has heavy snow on the road and at some location road is totally vitreous. Therefore it appears that road is not so worthy to ply vehicle in night hours and even during the heavy snowfall.
Few vehicles got stranded in between Baisakhi to Dzela and nearby Dzela so it would better suggested to avoid travelling towards Tawang.
He appeal the tourist and local traveller to remain alert while driving in snow. Kalsi added.