A 100-m stretch of the iconic Shimla-Kinnaur highway connects the mainland with strategic regions along the Chinese border. Quite recently, the highway was blocked near Kinnaur Gate following a massive landslide. Several travelers witnessed this horrific incident that occurred at an extremely beautiful spot.
What Exactly Happened in Shimla on Sept 15?
So, according to sources, a massive landslide occurred which eventually blocked the Shimla-Kinnaur highway and caused a lot of destruction. Fortunately, no casualty was reported as there was no tourist or any vehicle on the stretch when the incident happened.
According to Yadvinder, a portion of the hill crumbled at night around 9:30am. The authorities are finding it difficult to clear the roads, as machines were unable to clear big rocks.
A Sincere Request to the Travelers
Do keep yourselves informed about the current happenings. The situation at the hills seems a bit intense. Also, very recently, the local Meteorological office had issued a yellow warning of a thunderstorm and lightning in the districts of Mandi, Shimla, Una, Chamba, Kangra, Solan and Sirmaur.
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