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Rohtang pass re-opened for vehicular traffic

The police personnel have at Gulaba barrier and rescue post at Marhi have braced up to tackle any mishappening.

Statesman News Service | Shimla |

The Rohtang pass connecting the two districts Kullu with the tribal district Lahaul and Spiti on Friday has been re-opened by Border Road Organisation (BRO) for vehicular traffic.

According to reports, the vehicular movement on either side of the Rohtang pass will be allowed on alternate days to and fro from Manali to Lahaul.

On Friday afternoon, the movement of vehicles from Koksar to Manali was permitted. On Saturday the vehicles from Manali to Lahaul will be allowed access through Rohtang Pass.

The arrival of winters and the recent snow last 12 November had blocked the Rohtang pass. With the weather having cleared, the BRO cleared the Rohtang Pass in the last two days to facilitate vehicular movement.

However, the vehicular traffic will be allowed passage till another spell fresh snowfall and according to the weather conditions.

With icy roads at various spots the vehicular traffic will has been allowed access through the Gulaba barrier only after sunrise when it gets warmer at around 8.00 am.

The police personnel have at Gulaba barrier and rescue post at Marhi have braced up to tackle any mishappening.