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Srinagar-Jammu highway closed after fresh snowfall

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 14:23

Non-stop rain and snowfall triggered landslides on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Jammu and Kashmir forcing closure of the vital road link for traffic.

More snowfall, rains in Kashmir; no respite till Tuesday

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 14:49

The high altitude areas of Kashmir including the ski resort of Gulmarg experienced fresh snowfall today, while rains lashed Srinagar and other plains ending the brief respite from intense cold which had gripped the region.

Kashmir snowfall leaves 17 dead, 2,000 houses damaged

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 19:52

The untimely snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir claimed 17 lives and left nearly 2,000 houses damaged in Kashmir division, a high-level review meeting chaired by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was informed Thursday.

Unseasonal snowfall disrupts life in Kashmir Valley

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 13:36

Unseasonal heavy snowfall paralyzed life in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday. The strategic Srinagar-Jammu highway was closed, educational institutions were shut and the state civil services exam was postponed.

Avalanche warning for higher parts of J&K

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 21:25

With most parts of Jammu and Kashmir experiencing fresh spell of snowfall, authorities on Monday issued a high and medium-danger avalanche warning for higher parts of the state.

Snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir as mercury drops in north

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 20:49

Snowfall hit Kashmir Valley while temperatures dropped by a few notches across Himachal Pradesh and Punjab and Haryana as the cold made a comeback in parts of northern India.

Heavy snowfall in J&K; rain hits plains of north

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 21:15

Snowfall rendered Kashmir Valley cut off while showers were reported in the plains of northern India even as cold weather appeared to ease in parts of the region.

Kashmir`s road, rail links stay snapped for second day

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 12:19

Both the Srinagar-Jammu highway and the Baramulla-Banihal rail service in Jammu and Kashmir remained shut for the second day on Thursday, authorities said.

J&K govt monitoring weather situation: Omar

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 21:08

As most parts of J&K experienced heavy snowfall, Omar Abdullah said his government is monitoring the weather situation.

Snowfall shuts Srinagar-Jammu highway, rail service

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 12:44

Heavy snowfall across the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday forced closure of road links between the valley and the rest of the country.

Night temperature further dips in Kashmir, snowfall predicted

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 14:41

Cold wave continued unabated in Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region on Monday as night temperatures went further below the freezing point in most parts, even as the MET Department predicted snowfall this week.

Slight relief from cold in Kashmir, snowfall expected again

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 14:15

Residents of Kashmir got a slight respite from the intense cold wave conditions as the mercury rose in most parts of the Valley due to overcast conditions, leading to the possibility of fresh snowfall.