LADAKHI INROADS :
Manali-Leh closed since November 10th
Srinagar-Leh closed since December 24th , latest closure ever .
Roads will open earliest in mid-April from Srinagar , and a month later from Manali.
February 1st : heavy snowfall in Manang region , Jomosom airport closed.
No word on the Friendship Highway from Kathmandu to Lhasa.
Khunjerab pass closed , opened last year in May.
Nathu La closed for the winter.
HIMACHAL WEATHER , February 3rd :
Kinnaur : heavy snowfall esp.at Sangla , also Kalpa , Rekong Peo etc along the the NH22/Hindustan Tibet road. One meter of snow at the Rohtang La.
Snowfall over Saach Pass January 13th
KASHMIR WEATHER , February 2nd : heavy snowfall blocks Jammu-Srinagar road.
January 15th : First snowfall at Gulmarg , a few inches.
Jan 13th : Omar Abdullah “feels sorry” for skiers : Gulmarg slopes green , not white.
( All of 2014 – waiting in to May for fresh veggies in Leh , the flooding in Kashmir , and the late , late closure of Srinagar-Leh has been kicked in to oblivion. The photo comes from my Srinagar-Leh run in early December. Change on the way here , like a FGQ ( Frequently Gasped Questions ) and a timeline. )