NH 3 blocked near Mandi in Himachal Pradesh due to landslide

The landslide occurred five kilometres off Mandi town with huge boulders falling on the road.

Published: 27th July 2019 12:59 PM  |   Last Updated: 27th July 2019 12:59 PM   |  A+A-

National Highway 3 is blocked near Mandi town due to landslide after heavy rain in the region

National Highway 3 is blocked near Mandi town due to landslide after heavy rain in the region (Photo | ANI)

By ANI

MANDI (HIMACHAL PRADESH): The National Highway 3 between Chandigarh and Manali was on Saturday morning blocked for traffic movement near Mandi due to a landslide triggered by incessant rains in the region.

The landslide occurred five kilometres off Mandi town with huge boulders falling on the road. "NH 3 (Chandigarh-Manali) Highway is blocked near Mandi town due to landslide after heavy rain in the region. Restoration is underway and the road is expected to be clear in two hours," a release by the traffic department said.

Several tourists are stranded on either side of the road. Further details are awaited.

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