Manali came to a halt due to snowfall! 1 feet snowfall, power outage for 10 hours; Holiday in schools and colleges tomorrow in Kullu

Manali: There has been heavy snowfall in Kullu and Manali in Himachal Pradesh. Road, electricity and water services have been affected here. Leh Manali Highway is closed. At the same time, due to snowfall, holiday has been declared for schools, colleges and educational institutions in Kullu district for 2 February.

According to the information, heavy snowfall continued in Manali and surrounding areas for the second day on Thursday. One foot snowfall has occurred here in Manali city. Apart from this, there has been two feet of fresh snowfall in Solanganala and about three feet of fresh snowfall in Atal Tunnel.

Manali DSP KD Sharma has appealed to the tourists to be careful and follow the advisory. Four by four vehicles are running in Manali. Even till Solanganala, only four by four vehicles are going. In Manali, tourists have to reach the hotel on foot and tourists are seen passing on the road carrying their luggage.

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There is difficulty in driving due to snow on the roads from Patlikul to Manali. Small vehicles are slipping on the road. The wheels of the buses have stopped. In Manali city where electricity is coming and going. At the same time, there is power failure in rural areas of Manali for 10 hours. HRTC has closed all local bus routes around Manali and Patlikuhal.

Heavy snowfall has affected 36 HTC bus routes in the higher rural areas of Kullu. Due to heavy snowfall in Kullu, electricity and drinking water supply has also been affected in many high altitude areas. DK Narang, Regional Manager of Himachal Road Transport Corporation in Kullu, said that due to heavy rain in Kullu district for the last two days, bus traffic in higher rural areas has been affected.

Manali-Leh and Aut-Luhri National Highway 305 National Highway has been closed. Three bus routes have been affected at Jalodi Pass on the Banjar to Ani National Highway. Chirgaon in Himachal has received the highest snowfall of two and a half feet. One and a half feet of snow has also fallen in Manali’s Kothi. Mehre Badsar of Hamirpur has received 50 mm of rain.

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