Major landslide at Cafteria morh Ramban NH44. Several shops in Srinagar and Anantnag districts have also suffered damage due to heavy snowfall. Also there are reports of collapse of rooftops of several houses at Bemina, Lal Bazar and other areas of Srinagar.
Around a dozen houses/structures suffered damage in the last 24hrs in Budgam, Baramulla, Ganderbal and Srinagar districts.
Himachal Pradesh: Malana village in Kullu district covered under a blanket of snow.
Thick blanket of snow covers Srinagar, in Jammu and Kashmir, after a heavy spell of snowfall
Snowfall in Kashmir and Flights suspended, highway closed. Snow depth 1ft-2ft in different parts of South kashmir.Moderate to Heavy snow is expected till 6th morning.
District Pulwama Snow Update Sangerwani – 6 feet Achgoze – 4 feet Rajpora – 3 feet Pulwama – 2ft 6 inches Litter – 2 feet Kakapora – 2 feet Pampore – 1ft 4 inches Tral – 1ft 8 inches Aripal – 1ft 8 inches
Kashmir four day of snowing cut off from rest of the country for the Wednesday as the arterial Jammu-Srinagar national highway and the Mughal road remained closed, led to air traffic was suspended due to heavy snowfall across the valley.
The snowfall began on Sunday and continued in many areas when last reports came in, even as the MET Office said the weather is likely to improve later in the day.
“No traffic was allowed on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway due to accumulation of snow and landslides at many places,” an official of the traffic control room said.
He said the highway was blocked due to snow accumulation at Jawahar Tunnel and landslides/mudslides/shooting stones at Samroli, Magarkot, Panthyal, Marog, Cafeteria Mor, Dhalwas and Nashri.
The snow clearance operations were in full swing and efforts were on to restore movement of stranded vehicles along the 260 kilometre road, the official said.