Traffic resumes on highway after 6 days

SRINAGAR: Traffic movement on Srinagar-Jammu highway resumed on Thursday after six days of suspension due to landslides with alternate route opened to clear the stranded vehicles. Amid Corona lockdown, the government has suspended vehicular movement except for vehicles carrying essential commodities. Superintendent of Traffic Police (Rural) Kashmir, Manzoor Ahmad Mir told Kashmir Reader that essential commodities vehicles stranded on Srinagar-Jammu highway from last few days were allowed to ply from Thursday. “The road was damaged and alternative route has been opened for one-way traffic on the highway,” he said. Meanwhile, Srinagar Meteorological Centre said the weather will remain mainly dry for next three days across Kashmir Valley. Deputy Director of Meteorological Centre, Mukhtar Ahmad told Kashmir Reader that the weather will remain mainly dry from April 2nd to 5th. “There will also be an improvement in the day and night temperatures from Thursday,” he said.

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