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Himachal Pradesh: Manali-Leh Highway Closed After Snowfall At Baralacha Pass

Earlier on Sunday, the higher reaches of hills around Kedarnath Dham received snowfall following incessant rainfall.

Earlier on Sunday, the higher reaches of hills around Kedarnath Dham received snowfall following incessant rainfall (Image: File)

Lahaul-Spiti (Himachal Pradesh): The Manali-Leh highway was closed for normal traffic on Sunday after fresh snow at Baralacha pass in Himachal Pradesh’s Lahaul and Spiti district.According to Lahaul-Spiti SP Manav Verma, the traffic movement at Gramphu-Kaza highway has also been blocked due to snowfall at Kunzum pass in Lahaul and Spiti.

“Due to fresh snowfall at Baralacha pass on Manali-Leh highway and at Kunzum pass on Gramphu-Kaza highway, traffic movement is blocked on both routes,” Verma said.The Lahaul-Spiti SP also informed that a tourist died at Sarchu due to high-altitude sickness.

“He was taken to an Army transit camp for health check-up, where the doctor on duty declared him dead,” he said.

Earlier on Sunday, the higher reaches of hills around Kedarnath Dham received snowfall following incessant rainfall.

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