Weather To Improve From Today: MeT

Srinagar: Weather in Jammu and Kashmir will improve from Friday, the regional Meteorological Department officials said Thursday.

“From January, 27, the weather will show significant improvement. There can be light to moderate rains tomorrow but overall the weather will improve,” Director MeT, Sonam Lotus told the Kashmir Observer.

The valley remained cut-off for the third consecutive day, today, as the Srinagar-Jammu Highway was closed for traffic.

All flights to and fro from Srinagar International Airport were cancelled for second straight day due to poor visibility and slippery runway.

No Vehicular movement On Highway Today

In view of rain/snowfall at various places on Srinagar-Jammu Highway since Tuesday evening especially between Zig-Jawahar Tunnel and Banihal – Nowgam road stretches and triggering of landslides/shooting stones at Karol, Mehar, Seeri, Battery Chashma, Gangroo and Digdol, no movement of traffic shall be allowed on Srinagar – Jammu highway tomorrow on Jan 27.

“No vehicular movement be allowed in between Ramban and Banihal as there are multiple landslides/shooting stones,” reports said.

Similarly, no movement shall be allowed on link roads which are slide prone, to avoid any eventuality.

Commuters are requested/advised not to park their vehicles between Jawahar Tunnel South portal to Nowgam village and between Jawahar Tunnel North portal to Lower Munda under any circumstances. 

These areas being dangerous and avalanche zones should be kept free from any kind of traffic.

People are requested to contact TCU Srinagar (01942450022, 2485386), TCU Ramban (9419993745) and TCU Jammu (01912459048) and officers of Traffic wing to get the status of the road.

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