New Snowfall over Rothang , Baralacha La

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Baralacha La September 9th – photo by vikramkyy , see his other photos on IndiaMike here

The Manali-Leh Highway has been cut by renewed snowfalls according to the Tribune today which quotes BRO: Baralacha La has received more than forty centimers of snow , while the Rothang La received around twenty. Traffic is at a standstill at Bharatpur and Koksar ,and at Gulaba which have heavy rains.  There is also snow over the Kunzum La on the  Manali-Kaza route to Spiti.

Manali-Leh , northward traffic has been stopped at Darcha.

Leh-Manali , southward traffic has been stopped at Sarchu.

Manali-Kaza traffic has been stopped at Gramphu.

Kaza-Manali traffic has been stopped at Losar.

UPDATE, THURSDAY : IANS quotes police source saying that 140 people  , among them 22 foreigners , has been rescued around Sarchu , and that the road has been cleared again , including the Baralacha La. Shimla received the seasons heaviest rain , 59 mms , on Thursday.

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