Rohtang Pass receives first snowfall of the season

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The Rohtang Pass experienced season’s first snowfall, while lower parts of the region were lashed by heavy rain, causing a sharp fall in temperature.

The entire higher reaches of the Manali region, including the Pir Panjal ranges, the Hamta Pass, Bhrighu slopes and the Beas Kund, also had fresh snow.

The Himachal Road Transport Corporation has suspended its bus services on the Manali-Leh highway. Vehicular traffic on the Manali-Kaza road in the Spiti valley has also been disrupted due to fresh snowfall at the Kunjum Pass.