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Amid snowfall, Mughal road closed says officials


SRINAGAR: Authorities on Tuesday closed Mughal road due to snowfall along Pir ki Gali (PKG), keeping in view the safety of passengers on the thoroughfare which connects Shopian with the twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri.

Confirming it, Dysp Traffic Rajouri-Poonch Range Aftab Bukhari said that the road will be opened after improvement in the weather.

Meanwhile, a weatherman here said that light to moderate rain over plains and light snowfall over high reaches was most likely scattered to fairly widespread places of Jammu and Kashmir on October 19 evening to the morning of October 20. “There will be a gradual improvement in weather from October 20th late afternoon,” a meteorological department official said here, adding, “There’s No forecast of any Major snowfall for the next one week to 10 days in J&K and Ladakh.”


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