Srinagar-Jammu highway open, Mughal road closed amid snowfall – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K


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Srinagar, Jan 7: Srinagar-Jammu nationwide freeway, the one floor hyperlink connecting Kashmir valley with the remainder of the nation was opened for vehicular site visitors after the particles which had amassed at a number of locations on the highway have been cleared, officers stated on Friday.
In the meantime, the historic Mughal highway and a number of other remote areas remained closed and lower off as a result of heavy accumulation of snow, a site visitors police official stated.
“Mild motor automobiles have been allowed to ply from each side of the freeway”, a site visitors police official stated and added “about one thousand vans have been additionally allowed to maneuver on to their respective locations late on Thursday after the particles was cleared off the highway”.
The historic Mughal highway connecting Shopian district in south Kashmir to Rajouri in Jammu division remained closed for vehicular site visitors resulting from heavy accumulation of snow. The highway was closed on December 23 final yr following heavy snowfall at Bafliaz and Peer Ki Gali on the highway. Snow clearance operations couldn’t be taken up as a result of slippery highway situations, they stated.
Many far-flung roads in Kashmir valley additionally remained lower off as a result of accumulation of heavy snow. The snow clearing operation couldn’t be taken up resulting from inclement climate, the sources stated. (Companies)