Jammu Kashmir

Snowfall and rainfall closed the ways

Neighbourhood News Desk/ Jammu and Kashmir

The nearly 300-km highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country, was closed as a precautionary measure in view of heavy rainfall. Photo: PTI

Recently, high-altitude areas of Jammu- Kashmir have received heavy snow and non-stop rainfall in the plains has closed down the national highway.”The highway is covered with the 2 feet of snow so, authorities have closed the arterial road for traffic”, the officer of the traffic department said.

Banihal-Ramban stretch of the highway road was immediately cleared to allow the local traffic. Due to the prevailing weather conditions the minimum temperature across Jammu region has been rose.


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