Shillong, Dec 23: A few days ahead of Christmas, Shillong witnessed “snowfall” after a massive hailstorm. The temperature dropped to 6 degrees celsius in the city as it turned white.

As Shillong was gearing up for Christmas celebrations, the people of the hills were also greeted with a heavy hail storm.

The hail storm was reported from all over the state including from places like Nongspung, Upper Shillong, and several areas of the Ri-bhoi district. After the city was covered in “snow”, heavy traffic congestion was reported from the city.