There has been light snowfall in the high altitude areas of district Lahaul Spiti last night. After the fresh snowfall, the 430 km long Manali Leh road has been closed for traffic.
There has been light snowfall in the high altitude areas of Lahaul Spiti district last night. After the latest snowfall, the four hundred and thirty kilometer long Manali Leh road has been closed for traffic. Due to snowfall, traffic has been disrupted in Sarchu Zingzing Bar and Patseo area. In view of the possibility of road accident, the Lahaul Spiti administration has stopped the traffic from Darcha towards Leh on the information of BRO.
After the snowfall, the mercury in Lahaul Spiti has dropped to about eight degrees below normal due to which the entire tribal area is in the grip of cold wave Has been hit.
OC Major Ravi Shankar of seventy RCC of Border Roads Organization said that about fifteen centimeters of snowfall has occurred between Darcha and Sarchu.
Therefore, traffic on this strategic route has been stopped at present, while the work of removing snow from BRO machines is going on.
District Lahaul Spiti has changed the weather and the first height of this season can be seen in the high altitude areas. If we talk about it, there has been light snowfall on the higher peaks of the valley last night. Whereas Manali Leh road. But there has been six to seven inches of snowfall. In such a situation, many vehicles are stuck around Bara-lacha Sarchu.
BRO says that the snow removal work is going on and these vehicles will be taken out soon. On the other hand, there has been light snowfall in Chandartal area also. In such a situation, the police administration has removed the temporary post from there and tourists are advised to evacuate. Do not go towards Chandartal.