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Heavy snowfall, winds force closure of Salang highway

Heavy snowfall, winds force closure of Salang highway

Jan 13, 2020 - 09:35

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Salang highway, linking the capital Kabul with northern Afghanistaninfo-icon, has been shut for traffic due to heavy snowfall and strong winds, an official said on Monday.

 Samiullah, the highway maintenance commander, told Pajhwok Afghan News the key highway was this morning due to heavy snowfall. He said there was also possibility of avalanches as well.

In the winter, traveling the highway is dangerous for passengers due to heavy snow and cold weather.



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