Two nationwide highways in Himachal blocked after landslides : The Tribune India

Tribune Information Service
Mandi/Shimla, September 12

Landslides after heavy and protracted rain blocked Nationwide Freeway 305 in Kullu’s Shojha and two on NH 5 in Shimla district, officers stated 

The landslide in Kullu has brought about site visitors to return to a halt between Ani and Banjar. Officers stated they had been attempting to clear the highway as rapidly as attainable to assist restore site visitors.

The Chandigarh-Manali freeway that was blocked blocked for site visitors motion between Mandi and Kullu close to Pandoh in Mandi district has been restored for regular site visitors motion.

The Nationwide Freeway Authority of India had engaged its workforce and equipment.

Two landslides had been reported in Shimla district on NH-5—one close to Badhaal between Shimla and Kinnaur and the opposite close to Jeori. Visitors’s been restored on the Jeori stretch however stays close to Badhaal, officers stated.  

Rampur Sub-divisional Justice of the Peace Yadvendra Pal stated highway clearing may go on till Sunday night. 

An uprooted tree in Shimla’s Khalini-Vikasnagar highway additionally brought about site visitors disruptions.

Himachal has been seeing heavy rain for the final two days. Shimla has obtained 22mm of rain since Saturday night.

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