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PublishDate: Monday, December 28, 202011:53

Salang Pass Closed to Traffic for Second Day

Salang Pass Maintenance Authority said on Monday, that the Pass is closed to traffic for the second day due to snow and storm.

Afghan voice agency (AVA)_The Department said that the #snowfall stopped yesterday in the north of #Salang, but the intensity of the storm in the south of Salang continued until 00:00am today.

The department added that the snow #removal_operation started at 04:00 am and now the highway is being cleared of snow.

According to the Department, due to the wind, the galleries in the south of Salang are full of snow and its cleaning is time consuming, and the highway is closed to traffic on that part.

According to the information of the department, the #air_temperature in Salang is minus 22 degrees Celsius, the thickness of snow is 95 cm in the north and 50 cm in the south.

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