The Himalayan Mountain Range is one of the world’s longest mountain ranges.
Himalaya mountains can be seen from Jalandhar since pollution has reduced in Punjab. Beautiful sight 😍#Himalaya #Pollution #Covid19 #CoronavirusLockdown ❤️ pic.twitter.com/lNzlVqU9rm— Troll Cinema ( TC ) (@Troll_Cinema) April 5, 2020
Photographers in India rushed to their rooftops to capture the impossible moment, which was caused by the lack of air pollution, thanks to a 21-day lockdown in the country.
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Residents from Indian cities as far away as Punjab saw a bright white expanse over the horizon, realizing it was the snow-capped tops of the Himalayas. That is like seeing the mountains of Benguet from Manila, more than 230 kilometers away.'#10நாளில் காற்று மாசை #கட்டுப்படுத்திய #கொரோனா...' '25 #வருடங்களுக்குப் பிறகு...' 'கண்ணுக்குத்' தெரிந்த '#இமயமலை'.. '#புத்துயிர்' பெற்ற '#இயற்கை!...' '#வைரல் புகைப்படங்கள்...'https://t.co/8JhoXCWvDm#Corona #Himalaya pic.twitter.com/BxizrxyhMt— Behindwoods (@behindwoods) April 6, 2020
“For the first time after World War II, the Himalayan Ranges are visible from 230 kilometers away, due to less pollution in lockdown,” said a Reddit user.
Effects of reduced air pollution -Jalandharis (aka Jalandhar residents) getting a glimpse of dhauladhar range 213 Kms-picture courtesy -my neighbour from his rooftop !! pic.twitter.com/UB7KosLS7H— Jaiveer Shergill (@JaiveerShergill) April 3, 2020
Sadly, this will likely be the first and last time people of this generation can view the great Himalayas with the naked eye from miles away.
The Himalayas, or Himalaya, is a mountain range in Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau. The range has many of Earth's highest peaks, including the highest, Mount Everest.