Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir highway closes due to fresh snowfall, multiple landslides

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Srinagar: Fresh snowfall and multiple landslides in the Banihal area and the Ramban-Ramsoo sector respectively blocked the Jammu- Kashmir highway and halted traffic on Thursday, according to a report by IANS.

“Over a foot of fresh snow has accumulated on the highway in Bannihal sector. There have been multiple landslides triggered by heavy rain at places in the Ramsoo-Ramban sector, as well,” a traffic department official was quoted as having said in the report.

Currently, heavy rain has engulfed the region as well as the highway.

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