Jammu-Srinagar Dual carriageway Blocked, Flights Suspended After Heavy Snow fall in Kashmir

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    Jammu-Srinagar Dual carriageway Blocked, Flights Suspended After Heavy Snow fall in Kashmir


    Roads connecting the summer capital of the newly-fashioned union territory with some distance flung areas esteem Gurez, Macchil, Keran and Tangdhar had been also shut ensuing from unfavorable weather prerequisites.

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    As a lot as this point:November 8, 2019, 4: 19 PM IST

    Jammu-Srinagar Highway Blocked, Flights Suspended After Heavy Snowfall in Kashmir
    Vans dwell stranded as Jammu-Srinagar nationwide toll road stays closed for the 2nd consecutive day following heavy snow fall and landslides which blocked vehicular motion at several places, at Nagrota, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. (Image: PTI)

    Srinagar:After heavy snow fall, Kashmir remained lower off from the rest of the country for the 2nd day on Friday as the Jammu-Srinagar nationwide toll road used to be blocked whereas flights to Srinagar airport had been suspended ensuing from depressed visibility.

    Roads connecting the summer capital of the newly-fashioned union territory with some distance flung areas esteem Gurez, Macchil, Keran and Tangdhar had been also shut ensuing from unfavorable weather prerequisites.

    “The Jammu-Srinagar toll road remains closed for visitors ensuing from heavy snow fall on either facet of the Jawahar Tunnel. Efforts are on to revive the visitors at the earliest doable,” an legit of the visitors division told PTI.

    An legit of the Airport Authority of India said all incoming and outgoing flights at Srinagar airport were cancelled.

    “The runway is evident however the visibility is depressed which has resulted in no flights being in a job to characteristic at Srinagar airport. Searching on the weather role, flights is probably going to be in a job to characteristic later in the day,” the legit said.

    Heavy snow fall across Kashmir on Thursday severely affected mandatory companies esteem electrical energy and water supply.

    The unseasonal snow fall has resulted in uprooting of trees and electric poles in many areas.

    There used to be scant visitors motion on Friday as of us might per chance no longer reach out of their properties ensuing from blocked lanes.

    The snow fall also accentuated the end of the shutdown over abrogation of Article 370. Loads of the retail outlets remained closed in town and someplace else in the valley whereas attendance in government offices used to be thin ensuing from the inclement weather.

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