Snow, rain end dry spell; highway closed

Snow, rain end dry spell; highway closed

The Srinagar-Jammu highway was closed for traffic Monday as rains and snowfall ended a long dry spell in Kashmir.

In view of heavy snowfall at some places, the Srinagar-Jammu highway was closed for traffic on Monday evening, officials said.

The precipitation started on Sunday evening and continued, intermittently at some places,  on Monday.

The ski-resort of Gulmarg in Baramulla had received six inches of snowfall  till Monday morning while Pahalgam resort received three inches of snowfall .

Sonamarg , Gurez, Tangdhar , Keran and Tosamaidan areas also received snowfall, an official said.

The historic Mughal Road and the Bandipora-Gurez road were also closed for traffic due to the snowfall.

(Featured photo: A man sells kangris  in Srinagar on Monday/ Zargar Zahoor)

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