Snowfall disrupts vehicular movement on Jammu-Poonch highway
Snowfall disrupts vehicular movement on Jammu-Poonch highway

Snowfall disrupts vehicular movement on Jammu-Poonch highway

Vehicular traffic was partially affected on Jammu-Poonch highway due to heavy snowfall near Bhimber Gali.

Vehicular traffic was partially affected on Jammu-Poonch highway due to heavy snowfall near Bhimber Gali. 

An official said that about one foot snow has accumulated on the highway at Bhimber Gali, Bhata Dhurian and Jarran Wali Gali.

He said that only heavy motor vehicles were moving on the highway.

"The main road leading to Budhal Kandi from Rajouri has also been blocked at Kandi Gala since last night with one-and-a-half-feet snow accumulated there," said the official.

Similarly, road leading to Saujiyan and Loran from Poonch Mandi has also been closed due to heavy snowfall. 

He added that several villages of Surankote towards Chandimar and Bafliaz on the historic Mughal road are completely disconnected from the main town.

"Authorities are trying to clear the highway at BG," said DySP Traffic Madan Lal Sharma.

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