istorical Mughal Road connecting Kashmir through Shopian with Jammu region via Poonch has been again closed for traffic and public movement in wake of heavy snowfall in Pir Panjal mountain range on Tuesday.
Earlier the the road was closed thrice by the authorities as light snowfall occurred in the region.
On Monday night, Pir Ki Gali area witnessed fresh snow which led to the closure of the road.
Officials said that re-opening of road depends on accumulation of snow. “It is closed as of now. Once the weather will be pleasant. We will do assessment of the depth of snow and apprehension of avalanches,” he said.
This road remains closed for about five months every year due to accumulation of heavy snowfall in the region.