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After fresh snowfall, authorities suspend traffic movement on Sgr-Leh highway

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Snowing at Gulmarg, Sonmarg and raining at some places of central and north Kashmir

Ganderbal: The 434-km Srinagar-Leh highway was closed for vehicular movement on Saturday due to fresh snowfall in Zojila.

On Saturday morning, the higher reaches of Kashmir including Drass received fresh snowfall.

An official said due to the fresh snowfall at Mani Marg, Drass and Zojila, the authorities suspended the traffic movement on the highway as a precautionary measure.

As per local reports, a large number of vehicles are stranded in Sonamarg area after the road was thrown closed.

When reports last came it was snowing at Gulmarg, Sonmarg and raining at some places of central and north Kashmir.

The weather department has forecast an increase in precipitation during next 2 days with a peak around tonight and tomorrow.

(Syndicated feed from KNO)

 

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