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Srinagar-Jammu highway remains closed for third day

The Jammu-Srinagar highway remained closed on Friday for the third consecutive day due to fresh snowfall and landslides at some place on the strategic 300 km-long road, a traffic department official said. “There have been landslides at some places along the Ramsoo-Ramban stretch of the highway due to heavy rain in the area, while fresh […]

Fresh snowfall, landslides shut Srinagar-Jammu highway

Fresh snowfall in the Banihal area and multiple landslides in the Ramsoo-Ramban sector blocked the Jammu-Srinagar highway, prompting halt of all traffic on Thursday on the strategic route. “Over a foot of fresh snow has accumulated on the highway in Bannihal sector. There have been multiple landslides triggered by heavy rain at places in the […]

Halt traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway

Traffic was halted on Wednesday on the Jammu-Srinagar highway due to landslides. “Nightlong rain has triggered landslides at few places on the highway in the Ramsoo-Ramban sector. We have momentarily halted traffic for the safety of travellers,” an official of the traffic department said. The official said that traffic will be allowed once the landslide […]

Srinagar-Jammu highway closed after fresh snowfall

Heavy snowfall between Qazigund and Banihal led to closure of traffic on the Srinagar-Jammu highway on Wednesday morning and once the road is cleared of snow, stranded vehicles will be allowed to move first, superintendent police traffic (rural) Muzaffer Ahmad Shah told Greater Kashmir. During the intervening night, MeT officials said that snowfall occurred at […]

One-way traffic on Srinagar-Jammu, Leh highways and Mughal road

Srinagar: Authorities on Saturday allowed one way traffic on Srinagar-Jammu, Srinagar-Leh highways and Mughal road in south Kashmir. Ladakh-bound vehicles stranded at Sonamarg in the central Kashmir’s Ganderbal were allowed to leave to cross over to other side of the Zojila. Only one-way traffic was allowed on the historic 86-km-long Mughal road. Similarly only one-way […]