Srinagar-Leh highway remains closed for 3rd consecutive day

Kangan, Publish Date: Nov 3 2018

The strategic 434-km Srinagar-Leh highway remained closed for third consecutive day on Saturday due to heavy snowfall at Zojilla pass.

An official said that 1.5 feet snow has accumulated in tourist resort of Sonamarg while 3ft snow accumulated at Zojila Pass.

Reports said that a large number of vehicles, including those carrying passengers, were stranded on both sides of the Zojila pass.

The highway was closed for traffic on Thursday following snowfall and slippery road condition at Zojila Pass, Zero Point, Menimarg and Drass.