More than 500 tourists are stranded in Manali in Himachal Pradesh amidst heavy snowfall. All these tourists are stranded on the road between Atal Tunnel’s South Portal and Manali’s Solang Nalla. By 8 pm on Saturday night, the team has arrived to rescue them and rescue work is going on. A ‘Yellow Alert’ has been issued in Himachal Pradesh regarding the weather.
Sub Divisional Magistrate of Manali Raman Gharsangi said that efforts are being made to restart the traffic. The Rescue Team arrived at Find in Saturday night. About 20 rescue vehicles have also been sent along with the rescue team to help the stranded people. Taxis and a 48-seater bus have also been sent to Kulang to take the rescued people to another place. Rescue work is still going on.
Rescue teams reached Dhundhi around 8pm. Over twenty 4X4 rescue vehicles with rescue teams sent with orders to provide facilities for stranded people. Taxis & one 48 seater bus also moved to Kulang so that evacuated persons could be shifted. Rescue is still underway: SDM Manali https://t.co/u2MKN9eF3Z
– ANI (@ANI) January 2, 2021
Explain that the Meteorological Department had issued a ‘Yellow Alert’ for Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday and predicted heavy snowfall here. Along with heavy snowfall on 5 January, rain is also expected from 3 to 5 January in the low-lying areas of Himachal.