Odisha and Jharkhand are also hit by heavy rains.
Hordes of tourists will flock this weekend to Shimla, known for the imperial grandeur of its buildings that were once institutions of power when the town served as the summer capital of British India.
As tourists in India have started flocking to cooler destinations, the resort town of Manali continues to remain a favourite, offering gorgeous mountain views, trekking trails, and relaxing retreats.
Here are some suggestions with stays and experiences that can set the backdrop for the perfect mountainous holiday.
Shimla has been ranked the best city among below one million population in the Ease of Living Index of the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.
Here is a list of five Indian journeys by rail that one should never miss out on.
The coffee house, which even saw Prime Minister Narendra Modi savour politics with the hot elixir, lost steam over the past 15 months after the pandemic outbreak and is on the verge of closure.
Of the 49 cities ranked on liveability index in the 'million-plus population' category, Delhi figures in the 13th spot and Srinagar at the bottom.
The menu at the Swachhata Cafes will be traditional, healthy and delicious with an aim to preserve state's rich culinary heritage.
Given the realities of this ever-evolving normal, states like Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand are opening up for inter-state and inter-district tourists.