Higher reaches of Himalayas today received fresh snowfall in Uttarakhand while most of the lower areas experienced rainfall bringing cold conditions in the hill State.

Both the regions of Garhwal and Kumaon like Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Hemkund sahib and Chakrata received snowfall while most of the lower areas, including the State capital experienced drizzle.

For the past two days, snowfall in higher reaches coupled with rainfall in lower and plain areas have plummeted the mercury forcing people to take out their woollens.

Met office here said the current weather conditions are likely to continue for a day or two.