Traffic movement stopped on Mughal road, Srinagar-Leh highway after snowfall

Srinagar, Publish Date: Oct 9 2018

Traffic movement was stopped on the Mughal road and Srinagar-Jammu and Srinagar-Leh highway on Tuesday following fresh snowfall.

“Snowing on the higher reaches along Mughal Road. Traffic stopped on both sides as a precautionary measure,” tweeted IGP Traffic, Basant Rath. Snowing on the higher reaches along Mughal Road. Traffic stopped on both sides as a precautionary measure. Snowing at Zojilla pass. Traffic stopped on both sides as a precautionary measure.

He said that the Srinagar-Jammu highway was blocked in Ramban following a landslide. “NHW 44 (Jammu to Srinagar) blocked at Digdol, Ramban due to landslide,” tweeted Rath. NHW 44 (Jammu to Srinagar) blocked at Digdol, Ramban due to landslide
Weatherman last evening predicted rains and snow in higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir during next 24- 36 hours.

Following this, the divisional commissioner Kashmir issued a weather advisory, asking people to avoid avalanche-prone areas.