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Jammu-Srinagar Highway To Remain Closed For Second Day Tomorrow

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Srinagar, March 23: The Jammu-Srinagar highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir valley with the outside world, shall remain closed for second consecutive day on Wednesday, officials said on Tuesday.

“On (March 24), no vehicular movement shall be allowed from either side on Jammu-Srinagar highway in view of inclement weather prediction issued by MeT department for next 24 hours and massive landslides at Cafeteria Morh/Sitaram Passi/Digdol, shooting stones at several places, mudslides at Sherbibi/Shabanbass and continuous raining on highway,” a traffic department official told news agency.

Sources told that several hindered vehicles are stranded at several places along the strategic highway.

Meanwhile, Mughal road, connecting Jammu and Poonch districts, remained closed due to snow accumulation.

 

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