In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, the upper reaches of Kashmir Valley have received a fresh spell of snowfall while incessant rains have been lashing the plains of Kashmir region since last evening.
As per the reports, the higher reaches in Kashmir where snowfall has been recorded include Razdan top, Peer ki Gali, Sadhna Top, Sinthan Top, Zojila, Sonamarg, Gulmarg, and the places en-route to Shri Amarnathji ji pilgrim route via Pahalgam like Sheshnag, Panjtarni have also received a fresh spell of snowfall bringing down the temperature considerably in the entire Kashmir division, forcing the people to remain indoors and wear warm clothes.
Meanwhile, Srinagar-Leh National Highway and Mughal Road, an alternate road link connecting Kashmir with the rest of the country have been closed for vehicular traffic due to snowfall whereas Srinagar-Jammu National Highway (NH-44) has been blocked at Mehad and other places between Ramban and Banihal due to overnight rains, falling stones, and landslides. However, traffic authorities are making all-out efforts to restore traffic on all the Highways. (AIR NEWS)