Srinagar, April 15 -- Incessant rain was recorded in the plains of J&K for the second day and light snowfall was seen in some mountainous areas on Sunday, leading to the closure of Srinagar-Leh highway. Traffic also remained suspended on the Mughal Road for the second consecutive day.

"The Srinagar-Sonamarg-Gumri road was closed and Mughal road in south Kashmir was closed on Saturday due to fresh rain and snowfall," an official of traffic police said.

Mughal road connects south Kashmir to the twin districts of Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu division.

He said that the 270-km Srinagar-Jammu national highway, which connects Kashmir Valley with the outside world, was open. "There were some minor issues but the traffic is plying so far," the o...