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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…

Srinagar: Pahalgam and Kupwara received fresh snowfall even as rains relented after four days in Kashmir Valley, officials said on Saturday. The weatherman has already forecast erratic weather till March 15 with the possibility of more rains, especially on Sunday. A meteorological department official said that Srinagar received 9mm of fresh rain in the last 24 hours till 0830 a.m. even as it recorded a low of 3.8°C against 2.2°C on the previous night. The…

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: 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: The morning flights were delayed at the Srinagar airport after a fresh spell of snow in parts of Kashmir valley on Saturday early morning, officials said here. Director Srinagar Airport Santosh Dhoke while speaking to Kashmir News Observer said that in view of continuous snowfall the flight operations at Srinagar Airport have been delayed. “As soon as the weather improves the flight operations will resume. So far no flight has landed at Srinagar Airport…

Srinagar: As the minimum temperature plummeted again in Kashmir, the weatherman on Thursday predicted snowfall across JK from tomorrow (Friday) evening, saying that the night temperature will start increasing from tomorrow. Deputy Director Meteorological department (MeT), Mukhtar Ahmad said that the light to moderate snowfall would occur in plains of Kashmir from Friday evening. He said that there is a possibility of moderate to heavy snowfall in the higher reaches of Shopian, Doda and other…

Replacement of 25 transformers, restoration of 7 schools Srinagar: The District Level Screening Committee cum inter-departmental committee(s) constituted by the District Administration, Srinagar approved an assistance of Rs 38.20 Lakh in cases of houses damaged due to recent heavy snowfall; assistance to affected families, reconstruction aid and also restoration and up-gradation of power distribution stations as well as school buildings. Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Shahid Choudhary chaired the DLSCC meeting. Sr Superintendent of Police, Srinagar, Addl…

Srinagar: An Indigo aircraft had a narrow escape at the Srinagar international airport on Wednesday after it came in close proximity of accumulated snow when the flight was about to take off. An official said that the aircraft was about to take off to Delhi from Srinagar airport when it came in close proximity of accumulated snow. Director Srinagar Airport, Santosh Dhoke told KNO that the engine of the aircraft had come in close proximity…