All the foremost mountain passes alongside the freeway, together with Baralacha cross and Taglangla cross, are witnessing contemporary snowfall since Sunday. A thick layer of snow has deposited on the freeway at Baralacha. The autos had began sliding down on the highway. Taking precautionary measures, Lahaul-Spiti police have stopped all of the autos at Darcha earlier than Baralacha cross. From Ladakh, visitors was being stopped at Sarchu and Upshi. Kunzum cross on Manali-Kaza freeway has additionally obtained contemporary snow.
Lahaul-Spiti superintendent of police Manav Verma stated, “The vehicular motion has been stopped after enter from Border Roads Organisation (BRO) that the highway at Baralacha and close by areas have witnessed snowfall. Traffic shall be resumed as quickly because the BRO officers give inexperienced sign.”
Numerous autos, together with vacationer autos, had been stopped since morning. The officers stated all of the autos have been allowed after highway situations grew to become secure.
A BRO official stated Baralacha and close by areas have been getting an excellent quantity of snow since Sunday. “We have already deployed equipment at totally different places on the Manali-Leh freeway. The snow was cleared. The freeway shall be saved operational for visitors so long as it will likely be potential this season. We shall hold clearing snow from the freeway till very heavy snowfall makes visitors motion dangerous,” he stated.
Rohtang cross has additionally obtained contemporary snow on Monday morning. Pir Panjal vary, Deo Tibba, Kunzum, Friendship peak, CB vary and close by areas are additionally receiving contemporary snow since Sunday.
While greater areas are getting contemporary snow, the decrease elements are receiving rain. Parts of Kullu district obtained heavy rains on Sunday evening and Monday morning, which triggered many landslides. Huge boulders are rolling down on the freeway. Many hyperlink roads have been blocked, whereas Manali-Keylong nationwide freeway had additionally been blocked for big autos after an enormous boulder had rolled down on the highway close to Nehru Kund.