National Highway between Jammu and Srinagar Closed due to Fresh Snowfall 

Srinagar    The national highway between Jammu and Srinagar was closed for traffic on Wednesday  after  fresh landslides triggered  in Ramban district.
A traffic police official said ‘Srinagar-Jammu highway was closed for traffic today ( Wednesday ) morning after fresh snowfall on both sides of the Jawahar Tunnel’.
The only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country had to be shut after overnight snowfall triggered a landslides near the jawahar Tunnel some 130 kilometres away from Srinagar.
Authorities reached the spot soon after and work to restore the road was started, while as  the road has become slippery due to accumulation of several inches of snow near the tunnel.
“Traffic will be allowed only after improvement in the weather,” he said, adding that vehicles were to ply from Jammu to Kashmir as per schedule.

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