Heavy snow obstructs Tribhuvan Highway

HETAUDA: Heavy snowfall along with rain on Wednesday afternoon has blocked traffic in Daman and Simbhanjyang along the Tribhuvan Highway.

Snow as high as two feet has accumulated in the road with a large number of travellers stranded at Daman and Simbhanjyang, according to Area Police Office, Palung.

Meanwhile, a team of technicians -- equipped with salt and sand -- has been sent to clear off the road, according to Chief District Officer of Makwanpur Chakra Bahadur Budha. Provided the weather improves, traffic may resume by 11:00 pm, Budha said.