Several highways of Himachal Pradesh remained closed to traffic on Monday after heavy overnight rains as hundreds of travelers and commuters remain stranded.
According to district officials, Chandigarh-Manali National Highway-21 has been closed to traffic near Mandi town and Chandigarh-Shimla National Highway-5 was also obstructed near Jabli and kandaghat.
After landslides occurred at several points on the Hindustan-Tibet Road in Kinnaur district, traffic was halted.
As a precautionary measure, the district administrations of Shimla and Mandi directed to close all schools and educational institutes.
The Met office has forecast heavy rains across the state till Tuesday.