Jammu and Kashmir: Heavy snowfall in Srinagar disrupts flight, train operations

Most areas of the Kashmir valley received moderate to heavy snowfall which started in the night and was going on

Published on Feb 23, 2022 04:42 PM IST 9 Photos

Most areas of the Kashmir valley received heavy snowfall overnight disrupting flight and railway operations. The officials said that Srinagar, the summer capital of the union territory, recorded about eight inches of snow till this morning disrupting flight and railway operations.(ANI)

The bad weather affected the flight operations to and fro the Kashmir valley. At least six flights at the Srinagar airport have been cancelled, and the rest have been delayed, the officials said.(ANI)

The visibility at the airport dropped below 400 metres and the continuous snowfall was hampering the snow clearance operations, officials said.(ANI)


The 300-km Jammu-Srinagar highway was closed as besides snowfall, it received heavy rains resulting in shooting stones at a few places, they said.(AFP)

Train service between Baramulla and Banihal was suspended this morning due to the accumulation of snow on the railway tracks.(ANI)