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Snow blocks Banihal pass 

Snow blocks Banihal pass 

 Feb 12, 2018

The strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway was closed on Monday due to snow in the Banihal sector, traffic officials said. No vehicular traffic will be allowed on the highway due to continuous snow.

'Clearance operations will begin once the snow stops,' the officials said.

Breaking the nearly two-month long dry spell, rain lashed the plains of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday while moderate to heavy snow has been reported from the higher reaches.

On Sunday, the weather office had issued an advisory for rain and snow. 



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