Chandigarh-Manali highway blocked at Aut due to landslide

The Hush Post|11: 25 am| 1-min-read
The Chandigarh-Manali highway was blocked for traffic on Wednesday morning owing to a massive landslide at Aut in Mandi. Big boulders from the hill have fallen on the road.
The  landslide occured near the Shani temple at about 6 am. Traffic has been diverted via Katola between Mandi and Kullu. The road is expected to be cleared later in the day.
The Chandigarh-Manali highway was lined by buses and heavy vehicles.
Commuters travelling in buses have been stranded.
A machine of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) got struck in the landslide. No loss of life was reported. Police from both Kullu and Mandi sides has been deployed to monitor the situation.
Four-laning of the Chandigarh-Manali highway is in progress due to which landslides have become frequent.

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