2021 Lahaul, Spiti and Sach Pass Road Status

Landslide blocks NH near Jeori
No casualty reported, 3 JCB machines pressed into service to clear debris
Updated At: Sep 07, 2021 06:43 AM (IST)

Landslide blocks NH near Jeori

The landslide occurred on the national highway near Jeori in Rampur on Monday. PTI
Bhanu P Lohumi
Tribune News Service
Shimla, September 6

The National Highway-5 was blocked for vehicular traffic near Jeori in Rampur subdivision of Shimla district following a landslide on Monday morning. However, no casualty was reported as there was neither any vehicle nor any person on the stretch when the landslide occurred.
The slide took place 3 km ahead of Jeori towards Nugalsari (Kinnaur), where 28 persons were killed in another landslide on August 11. Local residents blamed the hydro power projects for frequent landslides in the area.
Yadvendra Pal, Rampur SDM, said, “Three JCB machines have been deployed on both sides to clear the highway and 50 per cent of the work has been done. One-way traffic is expected to be restored by tonight, if the shooting stones do not disrupt the ongoing clearing work”.

A large number of vehicles were stranded on both sides of the road as there was no way to divert traffic, while small vehicles were being stopped in Jeori.


Till now, 53 persons have lost their lives in 39 landslides during the current monsoon (since June 13). The maximum casualties were reported in Kinnaur district (37) followed by Kangra (10), Solan and Shimla (two each), Mandi and Lahaul and Spiti (one each).

As per the data shared by the Disaster Management Cell of the Revenue Department, the highest number of 16 slides occurred in Lahaul and Spiti district, five each took place in Mandi and Shimla, three each in Solan, Kinnaur and Chamba while two landslides each in Sirmaur and Kangra districts.

Landslide blocks NH near Jeori
Thanks. Will try going tomorrow.
People are still planning both these days to do it as soon as possible.

On Tuesday snowfall possible.
Snowfall can happen between 9am to 3pm on Sach Pass and Cliffhanger Road.
Cliffhanger Road is not in good condition but you can manage it on good ground clearance wheeler or bike.



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Edited on 7-10-2021
Hi Satinder ji, I just now saw this post of yours. We are leaving for Himachal Pradesh to morrow. The information I got from Hotel Chail Palace, where we are going to spend our first night in H.P. is that no e-pass or test report is required now. Could you please check and confirm this because, as per your post, these are required. Thanks for your kind help.