Jammu-Srinagar Motorway Blocked, Flights Suspended After Heavy Snowstorm in Kashmir

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Jammu-Srinagar Motorway Blocked, Flights Suspended After Heavy Snowstorm in Kashmir

Roads connecting the summer capital of the newly-formed union territory with far off areas love Gurez, Macchil, Keran and Tangdhar had been moreover shut because of the detrimental climate prerequisites.

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Updated:November 8, 2019, 4:19 PM IST

Jammu-Srinagar Motorway Blocked, Flights Suspended After Heavy Snowstorm in Kashmir
Vehicles stay stranded as Jammu-Srinagar national highway stays closed for the 2nd consecutive day following heavy snow fall and landslides which blocked vehicular chase at quite lots of locations, at Nagrota, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. (Portray: PTI)

Srinagar: After heavy snow fall, Kashmir remained decrease off from the remainder of the country for the 2nd day on Friday because the Jammu-Srinagar national highway changed into once blocked whereas flights to Srinagar airport had been suspended because of the miserable visibility.

Roads connecting the summer capital of the newly-formed union territory with far off areas love Gurez, Macchil, Keran and Tangdhar had been moreover shut because of the detrimental climate prerequisites.

“The Jammu-Srinagar highway remains closed for traffic because of the heavy snow fall on both side of the Jawahar Tunnel. Efforts are on to restore the traffic on the earliest that you will be ready to remember,” an loyal of the traffic division suggested PTI.

An loyal of the Airport Authority of India mentioned all incoming and outgoing flights at Srinagar airport had been cancelled.

“The runway is obvious however the visibility is miserable which has resulted in no flights being ready to operate at Srinagar airport. Reckoning on the climate teach, flights would be ready to operate later in the day,” the loyal mentioned.

Heavy snow fall across Kashmir on Thursday severely affected obligatory services and products love electrical energy and water present.

The unseasonal snow fall has resulted in uprooting of trees and electrical poles in loads of areas.

There changed into once scant traffic chase on Friday as other folks would possibly perhaps perhaps perhaps no longer advance out of their homes because of the blocked lanes.

The snow fall moreover accentuated the attain of the shutdown over abrogation of Article 370. Lots of the outlets remained closed in the metropolis and some build else in the valley whereas attendance in government workplaces changed into once thin because of the the inclement climate.

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