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Snowfall shuts Jammu-Srinagar highway

IANS  |  Jammu 

The strategic Jammu-highway was closed on Monday due to snowfall in the Bannihal sector, traffic officials said.

No vehicular traffic will be allowed on the highway due to continuous snowfall.

"Clearance operations will begin once the snowfall stops," the officials said.

Breaking the nearly two-month long dry spell, rain lashed the plains of on Monday while moderate to heavy snowfall has been reported from the higher reaches.

On Sunday, the office ssued an advisory for rains and snowfall.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 08:22 IST
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