Bandipora-Gurez road closed after heavy snowfall

An official said that the 86-km Bandipora-Gurez road has been closed after fresh heavy snowfall in the area.

Ejaz-ul-haq Bhat
Bandipora, Publish Date: Dec 11 2017 11:06AM | Updated Date: Dec 11 2017 11:06AM
Bandipora-Gurez road closed after heavy snowfallBandipora-Gurez road closed after heavy snowfall (GK photo)

Bandipora-Gurez road has been closed for traffic folllowing heavy snowfall on Razdan Top and Gurez valley since late last night.

An official said that the 86-km Bandipora-Gurez road has been closed after fresh heavy snowfall in the area.

He said that one ft snow has accumulated on Razdan Top while Dawar has recorded 6 inches snow since late last night.

"Dawar tehsil of Gurez and other adjoining areas have recorded around 6 inches of snow," he said.

He said keeping in view slippery conditions and heavy snowfall, the Bandipora-Gurez road has been closed as a precautionary measure.