4 Nov 2018, Humla
Snowfall began in various parts of Humla this morning. The first snowfall of the year began at around 7:00 in the morning today.
Snowfall has been experienced quite early this year in the district. Normally, snowfall used to start from the month of Poush in the Lunar calendar but it started a month before in Kartik.
The snow fall has also led to a dip in the temperature. Temperature in Simikot, the district headquarters has plummeted to minus 6 degree centigrade this morning.
Meanwhile, the early than usual snowfall has made the farmers concerned, as the harvest was yet to be collected and stored. Snowfall at this point of time will also affect fruits farming, says local resident of Simikot Kamal Bhandari.