Srinagar-Leh highway closed after fresh snowfall

Srinagar: The Srinagar-Leh highway was closed on Wednesday due to fresh snowfall and slippery road condition, a traffic police official said.

He said there was fresh snowfall in the wee hours from Sonmarg to Drass, including Zojilla, Zero point and Minimarg forcing suspension of the traffic. The road has also become very slippery due to snow, traffic police official said.

He said weather has improved and snow has started melting. 

He added, traffic will be resumed only after receiving green signal from Beacon and traffic police officials posted at different places.

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