Jammu-Srinagar National Highway closed due to snowfall

  • | Saturday | 23rd January, 2021

Traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar highway was on Saturday suspended after a fresh snowfall and slippery conditions across the Jawahar tunnel.

Traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar highway was on Saturday suspended after a fresh snowfall and slippery conditions across the Jawahar tunnel.

Confirming the closure of the highway for traffic, DSP Traffic NHW, Shamsher Singh said that efforts are on to clear the stranded vehicles in the Jawahar tunnel and Banihal area. 

Hundreds of Kashmir bound vehicles are currently stuck between Jawahar Tunnel and the Banihal area due to slippery road conditions on both sides of the tunnel.

The DSP informed that more than one hundred Kashmir-bound vehicles crossed the Jawahar tunnel before the highway closed.

Meanwhile, snowfall also started in Banihal while rains lashed Ramban since early this morning.



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