Jammu & Kashmir

Sonmarg-Zojila road closed as higher reaches receive fresh snowfall

A file photo of Zojila pass.

Ganderbal: Authorities on Monday closed Sonamarg-Zojila road after the upper reaches of Zojila in Ganderbal district of central Kashmir received fresh snowfall.

Reports said that Sonamarg, Menimarg and Drass areas received fresh snowfall on Sunday evening.

Traffic officials said that keeping in view the slippery conditions and fresh snowfall, Sonamarg-Zojila road has been closed as a precautionary measure.

“The traffic was temporarily suspended as a precautionary measure to avoid any incident,” they said.

The Beacon officials said that men and machinery are on job to restore the traffic.


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