Himachal Pradesh: Massive landslide blocks NH-5; Kinnaur and Spiti cut off
Kinnaur, September 8: National Highway-5 has been blocked due to heavy landslide near Nigulsari in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh on Friday. A part of the highway was damaged due to the landslide.
The traffic connectivity to Kinnaur and Spiti was cut off due to the landslide, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) said.
KL Suman, Executive Engineer of the National Highway Authority, said, "The road has started caving in from the top at the landslide. A 380-meter stretch of NH-5 has been damaged due to the landslide."
National Highway 5 was completely blocked near Nigulsari in Kinnaur district. About 380 metre of the national highway completely caved, which disrupted vehicular movement. There is no alternate route to Kinnaur.