Fri. Sep 17th, 2021

Manali-Leh road closed due to heavy snowfall in Lahaul-Spiti

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New Delhi, 13 September (H.S): The snowfall which started early this season in the hilly areas has increased the problems of the common man. Manali-Leh road has been closed for the time being due to heavy snowfall in the area of Lahaul-Spiti.

In Lahaul-Spiti, the weather has been bad for the last three days. There is continuous snowfall in the area. The district administration has appealed to the people not to go towards the hilly areas. There is a possibility of landslides at many places, the district administration has warned. The temperature has also decreased substantially due to heavy snowfall in the region affecting the normal life.

Superintendent of Police Manav Verma said that there has been fresh snowfall in Baralacha. Due to this the Manali-Leh road has been closed till further orders. Traffic will resume at Baralacha Pass after BRO clears the road.