For the second 12 months in a row, snow-clad Himalayas had been seen from western Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur city, as Covid induced restrictions and wet climate mixed to make the peaks seen from the city which is located tons of of kilometers away.
Photos and movies clicked by three residents of the city have gone viral on social media – two of them are medical doctors whereas one is a authorities worker.
“It is a rare sight. We saw the peaks of the greater Himalayas towards the north of Saharanpur after the clouds cleared up following two days of rain. It was a clear sight. Around 30-40 years ago one could see it every day but now because of increased pollution one can rarely see them. All of us amateur photographers were delighted when we saw the peaks,” Vivek Bannerjee, a Saharanpur primarily based physician whose photographs have been broadly shared stated in an announcement
Dr Bannerjee’s photographs had been additionally shared on twitter by Sanjay Kumar, a UP cadre IAS officer obsessed with images.
What a wonderful view of snowclad Upper Himalayas greater than 150kms from Saharanpur metropolis. Two days of heavy rains throughout North India after Cyclone Tauktae landfall ensured all air pollution in air, mist and haze is gone.. PC Dr Vivek Banerjee. @email@example.com/QHidB1p0c3
– Sanjay Kumar. IAS (@skumarias02) May 21, 2021
“What a fabulous view of snowclad Upper Himalayas more than 150 kms from Saharanpur city. Two days of heavy rains across North India after Cyclone Tauktae landfall ensured all pollution in air, mist and haze is gone,” Mr Kumar stated in his tweet.