Snowfall has attracted people from different areas despite affective normal life. (File Photo)
KHAPTAD: Snowfall occurred in Khaptad — the main tourism spot in the Sudurpaschim Province.
With the snowfall, the mercury has dipped in the region.
Cold has increased in and around Khaptad area with incessant snowfall for two consecutive days.
The snowfall has made the ridges of Khaptad panoramic.
General Secretary of Chamber of Commerce and Khaptad Jhigrana Homestay operator Deepak Bahadur Khadka said the snow was around half feet.
“Snowfall has decreased the temperature in the area”, he added.
Tourists are attracted to take joy of scenic beauty of Khaptad area following the snowfall.
As the snowfall up to December 30 will not be frozen it will not cause any harmful effects to the tourists visiting the snow-capped area here, according to the Khaptad National Park Office.
The local administration has banned the visits and mobility of people in an unregulated manner due to fear of coronavirus outbreak.
The temperature here has decreased to minus five degree Celsius. Local people have said that the mercury has excessively fallen in the areas including Kudasen, Jhigrana, Bhalma, Waglek and Goladeu with the incessant snowfall.