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Srinagar: Srinagar-Jammu highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with the outside world, has been closed and shall remain shut on Tuesday, officials said on Monday. They said that the thoroughfare was blocked for traffic movement at Panthayal and no vehicular movement allowed shall be allowed on March 23 in view of the forecast by the MeT department. https://twitter.com/Traffic_hqrs/status/1373963117600804867?s=20 “Tomorrow (23-03-2021), no vehicular movement shall be allowed from either side on Jammu-Srinagar highway in…

Kupwara: According to Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, in view of active western disturbance and prediction of snow/rainfall, the people of the Kupwara district in general and people residing in the areas, like Keran, Karnah, Machil, Budnamal, Jumgund, Nowgam, Kumkadi and in the periphery of different Nallahs/rivers, prone to floods, sloppy areas of the district, in particular, are advised to refrain from venturing in avalanche-prone areas till the improvement of weather. In case of any urgency, the…

Srinagar: Weatherman has predicted light to moderate rains in plains and snow over higher reaches in Kashmir Valley in the next 24 hours, officials said on Sunday. “Weather to remain overcast with light to moderate rain in plains and snow over higher reaches of Kashmir towards the afternoon and generally cloudy in Jammu region,” Director Meteorological Department Sonam Lotus said. Meanwhile, a meteorological department official said that Srinagar recorded a low of 5.8°C against 3.8°C…

Authorities at the DH Handwara allegedly denied Ambulance to them Kupwara: Braving the bone-chilling cold, people in Hangnikoot village of Villgam Handwara on Sunday morning carried a pregnant lady and a 90-year-old man on stretchers to a hospital, some seven kilometres from their residences. A woman (30) Reshma Begum developed some pregnancy-related complications in the morning after which her husband, Muneer Ahmad Daded sought help from neighbours and relatives in order take her to the…

Srinagar: Barring Gulmarg and Pahalgam, the minimum temperatures rose across Kashmir Valley with the mercury settling above normal for this time of the year for the second night in a row in Srinagar, the weatherman said on Sunday. A meteorological department official said that Srinagar, the summer capital of JK, recorded a low of minus 1.9°C against minus 2.0°C on the previous night. The normal temperature for this time of the year in Srinagar is…

Srinagar: After remaining suspended for a day due to fresh spell of snowfall in the Kashmir valley, air traffic resumed at the Srinagar airport on Sunday. An official said that the flights were delayed in the morning at Srinagar Airport due to accumulation of snow on the runway. Director Srinagar Airport, Santosh Dhoke while speaking to the news agency Kashmir News Observer said the flight operations at Srinagar Airport have now been resumed. https://twitter.com/Aaisnrairport/status/1353213770705694722?s=20 Earlier,…

Srinagar: Authorities on Sunday said that Srinagar-Jammu highway will be closed for the traffic movement while as the flight services from Srinagar airport would resume today. https://twitter.com/Aaisnrairport/status/1353213770705694722?s=20 “On January 24, no vehicular movement shall be allowed on Jammu-Srinagar highway from either side in view of the shooting stones and mudslides at several places on the thoroughfare and snow accumulation around the Jawahar Tunnel and inclement weather prediction issued by MeT department,” an official said.…

Srinagar: Jammu-Srinagar highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with the outside world, shall remain closed tomorrow (Sunday), officials said on Saturday. https://twitter.com/Traffic_hqrs/status/1352937106100936707?s=20 “On January 25, no vehicular movement shall be allowed on Jammu-Srinagar highway from either side in view of the shooting stones and mudslides at several places on the thoroughfare and snow accumulation around the Jawahar Tunnel and inclement weather prediction issued by MeT department,” a traffic official said. The strategic thoroughfare…

Srinagar: Authorities on Tuesday said that vehicular traffic will remain suspended on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in the wake of bridge collapse at Kela Morh, Ramban. However, National High Authority of India (NHAI) has proposed Bailey bridge as an interim measure so that one-way traffic is allowed for vehicles carrying essential vehicles. Talking to news agency KNO, ADGP Traffic T Namgyal said: “the bridge at Kela Morh in Ramban has damaged, there has to be concrete…

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Disaster Management Authority (DMA) has issued high, medium and low level avalanche warnings for higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir. As per a communiqué received in this regard, high danger level (Orange alert) avalanche warning has been issued for higher reaches of Poonch, Ramban, Doda, Kishtwar, Anantnag, Baramulla, Kupwara And Bandipora districts. A medium level (yellow alert) avalanche warning has been issued for upper reaches of Rajouri, Udhampur, Kulgam, Ganderbal And…