20 March 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Manali – Leh snow clearing operation begins

BRO on Thursday began their snow clearing operation on Srinagar – Leh Highway, which has been delayed by over couple of weeks this year due to heavy snowfall. However, BRO is planning to clear the snow from this crucial highway to Ladakh by end-May and reopen the route for vehicular traffic by June 2015. While […]

20 March 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Snow clearing operation begins on Srinagar – Leh

Border Road Organization (BRO) has begun snow clearing operations on the crucial Srinagar – Leh Highway, which is expected to be thrown open to vehicles by mid-April 2015. The only stumbling block on the Srinagar – Leh Highway is the Zoji La pass, which remains buried under 20-30ft of snow for 5 months each year […]

12 March 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Manali – Leh Highway to open late in 2015

Thanks to late and heavy snowfall in upper reaches of Himachal, reopening of Manali – Leh Highway would likely be delayed this year. Normally BRO starts removing snow from the road to Rohtang Pass and Baralacha La by Mid-March; however with western disturbances hitting Himachal and rest of North India in March, BRO has postponed […]

09 March 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Srinagar – Leh to reopen in mid-April 2015

In a statement issued today by BEACON’s Chief Engineer, Brigadier A K Das, Srinagar – Leh Highway would be reopened by mid-April 2015. As per Bridadier A. K. Das, “About twenty two feet snow has got accumulated on Zojila top and Sonamrg is under around twelve feet snow. The snow clearance operation in both these […]

06 November 2013 ~ 0 Comments

2013 closing date of Rohtang Jot

Himachal Government has announced today, that they will be closing Rohtang Jot on the 15th of November, 2013. With the official closure of Rohtang Jot, buses will stop plying between Manali and Lahaul Valley and only emergency vehicles will be allowed to cross Rohtang Jot. Though several local taxis will continue to sneak past check […]