Jammu-Srinagar NH closed courtesy fresh snowfall

| Updated: Mar 08, 2017 19:37 IST

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir)[India], Mar.8 (ANI): Heavy snowfall at various places in Kashmir and many parts of Jammu region including the Jawahar Tunnel led to closure of the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway on Wednesday. The heavy snowfall led to blockage of roads between Ramban and Ramsu area. The historic Mughal road connecting Shopian in south Kashmir with Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu region also witnessed heavy snowfall since last night. Shimla and surrounding areas including Kufri, Narkanda and Khara Pathar also received snow, which led to a considerable drop in temperature. The Meteorological Department has predicted that widespread rain and snow, which hit the region today, will remain until March 13. (ANI)