Watch: Tourists stranded in Srinagar due to snowfall, get free accommodation
The Jammu and Kashmir tourism department provided free accommodation to tourists stranded due to cancellation of flights after heavy snowfall. Flights to and from Srinagar were cancelled in view of snowfall. “Our flights got cancelled and the tourism department provided us with rooms to stay in. Facilities are good and there is no problem of resources. We are enjoying our extended trip. The officials have assured us that they will help us if we face any kind of difficulty. Kashmir is different from what we used to hear in the news. It is a good experience,” Meenakshi, a tourist, said. Several highways were also closed due to landslides and heavy snowfall. The tourism department came forward to help stranded tourists. Watch the full video for more.