Srinagar-Jammu highway opens for one way traffic


Following the overnight snowfall on the upper reaches of the valley, authorities on Tuesday suspended the traffic movement on Mughal road and Srinagar-Leh highway.

However, the traffic movement on Srinagar Jammu is open from Srinagar to Jammu today. The upper reaches of Valley received fresh snowfall, while rains lashed the plains.

The upper reaches including the world-famous ski resort of Gulmarg and Sonamarg also received the fresh snowfall.

Meanwhile, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan issued a weather advisory according to which a spell of light to moderate rain or snow will occur on mountains most likely from late tonight to forenoon of October 10, across the Jammu and Kashmir State.

“Light to moderate rain and snow on higher reaches at fairly widespread to widespread places of Kashmir, fairly widespread places of Jammu and a few places of Ladakh, mainly Kargil district during next 24 to 36 hours. There are chances of light to moderate snowfall on Zojila, Sinthan pass, Jammu-Srinagar Highway, Mughal Road, and other hilly areas,” a spokesman of the Divisional Commissioner said.


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