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Rohtang Pass receives fresh snowfall

Rohtang Pass received fresh snowfall in the on Thursday. Due to plummeting temperatures, the lower parts of Kullu district received mild rainfall, while in upper reaches fresh snowfall covered the high peaks.

punjab Updated: Nov 27, 2014 19:03 IST
HT Correspondent

Rohtang Pass received fresh snowfall in the on Thursday. Due to plummeting temperatures, the lower parts of Kullu district received mild rainfall, while in upper reaches fresh snowfall covered the high peaks.


Sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) Manali Vinay Deeman told HT that the entire area has been covered under fresh snow, which may affect the emergency vehicles passing through the route. According to Dheeman, around 5pm on Thursday, two-inch snowfall was recorded at Marhi, while at Rohtang, it was more than half-feet.

To avoid any untoward incident in the region, the local administration has directed police personnel posted at rescue posts at Marhi and Koksar to restrain the movement of vehicles toward the Rohtang Pass to ensure safety of people in the area.