Manali-Leh Highway Blocked - Massive Landslide Brings Traffic to Standstill
Heavy rains caused a massive landslide in Marhi between Gulaba and Rohtang Pass on Wednesday August 7th. Following which the Manali-Leh Highway had been blocked.
The landslide caused traffic and affected passengers using the route. Traffic had come to a standstill leading the travellers to be stuck on the highway for hours.
The Border Roads Organisation has put workforce and machinery to get the road cleared and allow all-round movement of vehicles.
Transport for light-vehicles has been restored but the road would take time for heavy vehicles to pass.
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About Leh-Manali Highway
Your India visit is incomplete without visiting this insanely beautiful location. Travelling on this route is perhaps one of the most thrilling, adventurous, yet unforgettable experiences of your life. Leh-Manali highway is one of the paths, which lead you to a whole new world. Away from the hustle and bustle of the city life, this is a spot where you will come close to Mother Nature. Almost more than 400 km long route is open only four and half months of the year, the dirt, gravel route connects the Manali valley to Lahaul and Spiti valleys and Zanskar valley in Ladakh. If you are planning to dive in the roller coaster ride of adventure, then be ready to face the challenges of the route, weather, high elevation, extreme cold, meandering paths and no civilisation for miles would make your journey a bit difficult.