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Mughal Road closed after snowfall

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Jammu, May 8: The arterial Mughal Road was closed for vehicular movement today after heavy snowfall overnight, police officials said.

The 84 km-long Mughal Road connects Poonch and Rajouri districts in Jammu region with Shopian in south Kashmir.

The road has been closed due to fresh snowfall overnight in Pir Ki Gali and other areas, police said.

Efforts are on to clear the road and restore traffic movement, police officials said.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had issued a warning of thunderstorm accompanied with squall and hail in large parts of northern and eastern India.

The sun shone brightly today in Jammu after two days of rain, high intensity winds and thunderstorms here and snowfall in the hills of Kishtwar, Doda, Poonch and Rajouri.

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