Heavy rains in Himachal- Rohtang, Keylong gets snowfall
Himachal Pradesh has been hit hard with rains during the past week. All rivers in the state are in spate and the tribal district of Lahul also saw snowfall during the week. Rohtang Pass and Keylong has received snowfall and the higher reaches of Lahul valley with the road leading to Leh has got blocked.
Kunzum Pass has also received snowfall and road from Kaza to Keylong and Manali is also blocked. The road till Kaza is open from Shimla side with minor disruptions to traffic due to landslides enroute.
Manimahesh yatra has been discontinued in Chamba district due to snowfall and there are many people stuck at Hadsar as the road back to base camp is closed due to snow.
As per latest report, NH22 is blocked today near Narkanda due to landslide.
August 16, 2011 / Vikas / 0