Central Kashmir: Srinagar-Leh highway closed following fresh snowfall

Central Kashmir: Srinagar-Leh highway closed following fresh snowfall
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Ganderbal: Authorities on Tuesday suspended vehicular traffic on Srinagar-Leh highway after the upper reaches of central Kahsmir’s Ganderbal district including the famous health resort of Sonamarg experienced fresh snowfall.

Reports said the higher reaches of Ganderbal, including Sonamarg, Nilghart, Baltal, Zojila pass on Srinagar -Leh highway received fresh spell of light snowfall on Tuesday morning.

“Traffic on 434-km Srinagar-Leh highway was temporarily suspended from both sides since early morning Tuesday as a precautionary measure after fresh snowfall in Sonamarg and Zojila area,” Manzoor Ahmad a traffic police official at Sonamarg told Kashmir Reader.

He said about 4 inches of snow have accumulated on the highway at Zojilla Pass.