Shimla: Several parts of Himachal Pradesh experienced heavy rainfall during the past 24 hours, triggering landslides at various places and disrupting vehicular traffic in the state.
The Kullu-Manali-Rohtang highway was blocked for several hours due to landslides while hundreds of tourists remained stranded in tribal Kaza area as landslide blocked the roads linking the tribal valley from other parts of the state.
However, all the roads in tribal areas and also the national highways were opened later.
"The traffic which was suspended since last night due to landslides was cleared this afternoon," Rakesh Kumar, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Kaza said....more
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