Snowfall hits Srinagar-Leh highway

Sonamarg, Apr 18:

The Srinagar-Sonamarg-Leh highway has been closed for the vehicular traffic after the area received fresh snowfall at the Zojila pass in the Kashmir Valley, officials said .

The bad weather conditions and the continuous triggering of avalanches and landslides at some places has forced the closure of the highway .Almost three-four inch snow has been recorded at Zojilla top, at 11,700 feet above the sea level, he said, adding a number of avalanches were triggered at various places including two at Diyal slide.

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