Day traffic resume on Srinagar-Leh highway

After remaining suspended for a day the traffic resumed on the 434 Km Srinagar -Leh highway on Monday, officials said.

After remaining suspended for a day the traffic resumed on the 434 Km Srinagar -Leh highway on Monday, officials said.

They said that the traffic on the strategic highway was suspended on Sunday as a precautionary measure following snowfall in the areas along the highway.

Several light motor vehicles and trucks from both sides were allowed towards the respective destinations.

"The day traffic was allowed on the highway on Monday after some improvement in weather. The traffic from Kargil side was allowed in the morning while as from Sonamarg the traffic was allowed in the afternoon" DySP Traffic GanderbalRiyaz Ahmed said.

He said that it depends on the weather conditions whether the traffic will be allowed on Tuesday or not .

Pertinently the highway is closed for the night traffic movement since November 20.

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