Shimla, Jul 26
Number of National Highways and link roads have been disrupted by landslides, shooting stones and very heavy rainfall in Kinnuar, Lahaul Spiti and Sirmaur district.
Besides the bodies of the deceased in Sunday’s landslide incident were departed for New Delhi from Sangla of Kinnaur district. They would be handed over to Himachal Pradesh resident Commissioner in New Delhi to be claimed by their familiy members informed Public Relation Officer Kinnaur Narender Sharma.
Sharma said that body of one deceased identified as Army Leiutinent who died in the same mishap has been also handed over to Indian Army to be taken to Chhattisgarh.
He said that the Chitkul-Sangla Highway was kept closed at Batsari after the mishap. Adding, that the warning of danger is not withdrawn as that area is one of the black spot also reported death of three Tourists a month ago.
Sharma said that number of places in Kinnuar district are prone to shooting stones and during inclement weather and fog in monsoons such incidents are common.
District Emergency Operation Centre (DEOC) Kinnaur stated that an incident of Flash Flood had occurred at Tongtongche Nallha Near tehsil Office Sangla, Tehsil Sangla on Monday morning however there was no loss of any life, reported.
As per information provided by 108 RCC wing of Border Road Organization Kaza said that an incident of landslide occurred near Tabo village NH-505 (Sumdo Kaza road ) in Sub Division Kaza last night. Due to which the road has been blocked and restoration work is under process.
As per information provided by Executive engineer State PWD Kaza an incident of stone slide occurred on Demul- Mane link road in Sub Division Kaza last night . Due to which the road has been blocked and restoration work is under process.
DEOC Sirmour reported that an incident of landslide occurred in Sub Division Shilai on Monday due to which the NH-707 is closed at RD 99/650.
Meanwhile, Nahan in Sirmaur registered 33.8 mm rain in last 24hrs, Dharmshala 33.4 mm, Mandi 28 mm, Kangra 21 mm, Poanta Sahib in Sirmaur 16 mm, Palampur in Kangra 16.50 mm and Kufri 14 mm.