Officials Close Jammu-Srinagar Highway As Avalanche Hits Jawahar Tunnel
Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 7:28 PM
The Jammu-Srinagar highway was closed this morning following landslides, snowfall and reports of an avalanche hitting the highway in Jawahar Tunnel area. A team has been rushed to take stock. Traffic department officials said landslides have hit the strategic highway at some places in Ramban district, including Digdol, Panthal, Magarkote and Khoni Nallah. Heavy-snow around Jawahar Tunnel, landslide clearance will begin after weather improves.