NH-21, the strategic national highway that connects Manali with Leh in
SK Doon of the General Reserve Engineering Force said, "The traffic on the entire 475-km stretch between Manali and Leh couldn't be restored as work is still on to clear the debris." He further said that the 222-km stretch between Manali and Sarchu has been made motorable and now people are working to reopen the remaining portion between Sarchu and Leh.
On August 9, 2010, Omar Abdullah,
On August 6, 2010, the Choglamsar village in Leh was hit by cloubburst that caused flash floods and mudslides damaging government offices, military camps and people’s residence in the region.
The next day, another cloudburst in Kargil area cut off villages and triggered flash floods in Wado village by flooding the Brok Lungba stream.
At present, death toll from flash floods rose to 165. Indian Air Force rescued 81 foreign tourists from