The Queen of the Hills, Darjeeling, received the season’s first snowfall on Friday with temperature dipping to freezing cold.

Places like Tiger Hill, Ghoom, Jorebunglow, Falut, Sandakphu, Manebhanjan and nearby areas witnessed snowfall and light rain at noon, officials said. Tourists and locals rushed to the spot after hearing about the snowfall. Darjeeling and nearby areas have been witnessing cloudy weather and drizzle. The temperature is about three degrees Celsius, said the weatherman. — PTI