SHIMLA/MANALI: Residents in Kinnaur, Lahaul-Spiti, Manali, upper Shimla and Dalhousie are forced to wear the woollens in mid June as both minimum and maximum temperature in Himachal have plunged by 5 to 10 degrees Celsius in five days following rain in mid and low hills and snowfall in high hills. Fresh snowfall on Rohtang pass

Himachal Vacation Travel News MANALI: Due to high possibilities of heavy snowfall, the Manali-Leh highway has been officially declared closed from November 1 till the onset of summers next year. Lahaul-Spiti administration has speed up stocking process for essential commodities for emergency use in winters when district would go cut off from rest of

Himachal Vacation Travel News MANALI: Border Roads Organization (BRO) has decided to keep strategically important Manali-Leh highway open till November 30 this year. Formerly the highway used to be closed officially after October 31 every year. In view of safety of travellers in winters when heavy snowfall blocks the major part of Manali-Leh highway, BRO

Himachal Vacation Travel News MANALI: As on August 24, 2011, Delhi-Manali and Manali-Leh highways are fully operational. However, only SUVs (Tata Sumo, Qualis, Tavera, Jeep, Innova, Traveller buses or middle/large sized vehicles) and four wheel drive with high ground clearance vehicles are able to ply the highway. Around 200 meter stretch near Rahni Nullah, Himachal Vacation Travel News MANALI: Manali-Leh highway was restored for vehicular movement on Thursday morning (10 AM) but the frequent landslides are still posing threats to the travellers.  Landslides on highway between Manali and Rohtang  The road stretch between Marhi and Rahni Nullah has been sinking for past 10 months. All efforts Himachal Vacation Travel News MANALI: Rohtang highway has been closed for the vehicular movement on Wednesday. As the tourists were crossing 300 meter sinking zone near Rahni Nullah to reach Rohtang pass without knowing the dangers associated with landslides, the highway was inviting a big tragedy. Tuesday is the ‘no traffic day’ on the

Cutting through the 20 to 50 feet thick blanket of snow, Border Roads Organization, a wing of Indian Army, has restored the 474-km-long strategically important Manali-Leh highway after eight months on Wednesday (June 1). Fresh view of Manali-Leh highway between snows at Baralacha-la. Pic: Though the traffic on the highway had came to halt

Good news for millions of tourists who have planned to visit Manali this summer. The picturesque Rohtang pass is ready to entertain them with 10 to 25 feet of silvery snow. Protected by 30 feet high walls of snow, thrilling highway to Rohtang Pass Border Roads Organization has made the highway up to Rohtang worth

The Manali-Keylong highway has been opened for vehicular movement. A state transport 42-seater bus filled with passengers successfully reached Manali from Keylong on Friday. Around two dozen light vehicles, too, crossed the Rohtang pass after almost six months. BRO officials takes stock of the highway at Rahni Nullah, 10 km below Rohtang pass Border Roads