Tourist resort of Sonamarg receives fresh snowfall, Srinagar-Leh highway closed

Tourist resort of Sonamarg receives fresh snowfall, Srinagar-Leh highway closed
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The tourist resort of Sonamarg and its adjoining areasreceived fresh snowfall on Wednesday, even as heavy rains lashed the rest ofJammu and Kashmir.

An official said that Sonamarg, Naranag and its adjoiningareas in central Kashmir's Ganderbal district witnessed fresh snowfall todaymorning.

They said Baltal and Zojila Pass also witnessed mildsnowfall.

Superintendent of Police, Traffic (Rural), Muzafar AhmedShah told Greater Kashmir that the traffic on Srinagar-Leh highway has beenstopped from both sides.

Meanwhile, the residents of Tangchahter Kangan said that abridge on nallah Sindh was washed away by flash floods during the night.

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