Snowfall, thunderstorm lead to marginal drop in temp in Himachal Pradesh

Another spell of moderate snowfall brought back cold wave conditions in tribal areas while thunderstorm hit isolated places in mid and lower hills of Himachal, causing marginal drop in temperature.

Two killed by lightning in Uttarakhand; snowfall, rains continue

Two persons, including an adolescent, were killed after being struck by lightning in two separate incidents in Uttarakhand amid continuing snowfall in the higher reaches of the hill districts and unseasonal rains lashing the plain areas of the state.

Jammu-Srinagar National Highway shut, passengers stranded

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway remained closed for traffic for the third day on Friday due to fresh landslides triggered by heavy rains, leaving over 500 Kashmir-bound passengers stranded.

Uttarakhand likely to get rain, snow

Uttarakhand is likely to get heavy rains and snowfall over the next two days, the weather office here said on Wednesday.

Schools re-open after winter vacation in Kashmir Valley

Primary and middle schools re-opened in the winter zone of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday after nearly four-month-long winter vacation but heavy snowfall resulted in thin attendance in various educational institutes, even as several private schools postponed the re-opening.

Heavy rains, snowfall in Valley; Jammu-Srinagar highway closed
Heavy rains, snowfall in Valley; Jammu-Srinagar highway closed

A 4-year-old girl was killed in a landslide triggered by snowfall and rains in the last 24 hours in Kashmir, which also forced closure of the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway even as air traffic remained suspended.

Three killed by landslides in Jammu and Kashmir

Three people were killed by landslides in Jammu and Kashmir during the 24 hours since Sunday.

Two-day Snow Festival begins in Gulmarg

A two-day-long snow festival has begun in Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir. The festival aims to attract tourists and is organised by the Tourism Ministry.

Srinagar-Jammu NH reopens for one-way traffic

The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was Tuesday reopened for one-way traffic after remaining closed for two days due to landslides following heavy rains and snowfall.

Avalanche threat in Himachal Pradesh

Due to heavy snowfall in the hills of Himachal Pradesh in the last few days, the state disaster management authority on Saturday issued an avalanche warning in some areas, especially in Chamba district.

Snow in Shimla, Manali surprises Holi revellers

The hills of picturesque tourist resorts of Manali, Shimla and Kufri on Friday were again wrapped up in a blanket of snow, surprising Holi revellers.

Jammu traders arrange free food for stranded passengers

The Jammu chamber of commerce and industry on Thursday arranged free food for nearly 1,000 stranded passengers in winter capital Jammu.

IAF rescues 220 people from snowbound Kishtwar

The Indian Air Force rescued 220 people stranded in snow-bound areas of remote Kishtwar district, a senior official said here on Thursday.

Jammu-Srinagar highway shut for fourth consecutive day

The strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed for the fourth consecutive day on Thursday.

Promptly restore essential services: CPI(M) to J&K govt

The CPI(M) on Wednesday demanded the J&K government to ensure immediate restoration of essential services which have been badly hit due to recent snowfall in the Valley.

Srinagar-Jammu national highway to remain shut for traffic

The strategic Srinagar-Jammu national highway, which has been blocked due to heavy snowfall and landslides, will remain shut for vehicular traffic for the third consecutive day on Wednesday.

Heavy snowfall in Kashmir Valley continues for second consecutive day

Kashmir Valley remained cut off from rest of the country for the second consecutive day Tuesday, due to continued rainfall in plains and snowfall in upper reaches.

Weather set to improve in Jammu and Kashmir

The weather is likely to improve from Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir as rail, road and air traffic continued to be affected for the second consecutive day due to heavy snowfall and poor visibility.

Heavy snowfall shuts down Jammu-Srinagar highway

The Jammu-Srinagar highway has been shut due to heavy snowfall and landslides in the Lasri, Chandrakot, Seri, Ramsu and Panthial areas of Jammu and Kashmir.

Rains, snow claim four lives in Himachal

Heavy snowfall and rains on Monday claimed four lives in Himachal Pradesh with the state witnessing the wettest day in March with 1950 per cent excess rains.