Rohtang : Major Landslide

More than 1500 tourists and locals overnighting in cars and buses under the Rohtang La pass on the Manali-Leh highway after landslides on Saturday.More rain , and renewed lanslides , on Sunday. Good business for the ponywallahs , taking tourists down to Manali…
Weather forecast promises light to heavy rain in the coming five days , on both sides of the Rothang.

UPDATE JULY 13th : Worse , not better : several posters mentioning long ( up to 26 hours ) delays in the Rothang before reaching Leh , and Tribune talking of almost daily six to ten blockages at the Rani Nullah. Travel agents , cab owners , farmers and hotel owners convened a meeting to pressure BRO and others responsible , demanding real change within a week.

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