J&K Highway reopened for traffic
The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was reopened for traffic after remaining closed for a day due to heavy snowfall and rains.
Jammu: The Jammu-Srinagar National
Highway was reopened for traffic on Friday after remaining closed
for a day due to heavy snowfall and rains.
"The highway was reopened for traffic around 0800
hours after snow was cleared," traffic officials said.
However, only light and medium vehicles will be
allowed to ply on the highway, which connects Kashmir Valley
with the rest of the country.
Snowfall round the Jawahar Tunnel and higher reaches
of Pir Panjal mountain range has rendered the highway slippery
following which the traffic was stopped.
Over 270 vehicles, which were stranded on the highway,
have been cleared, they said, adding men and machines of the
Border Roads Organisation (BRO) had cleared the snow blockades
at Jawahar tunnel.