Traffic suspended on Srinagar-Jammu highway after fresh snowfall

Srinagar: Traffic movement was suspended on Srinagar-Jammu highway on Saturday following heavy snowfall around Jawahar Tunnel.

“Snowing heavily at Jawahar Tunnel on Jammu-Srinagar NHW, vehicular movement stopped. @JmuKmrPolice,” traffic police said on Twitter.

Widespread snowfall started across the Kashmir valley on Saturday as the weather office said there would be an improvement in the weather from Sunday.

Meanwhile, snowfall has lead to the disruption of flight operations at the Srinagar airport.

The snowfall has led to decrease in visibility, resulting in disruption of flight operations at the Srinagar airport.

“The air traffic to and fro Srinagar airport has been hit because of the low visibility due to continuous snowfall,” an official at the airport said.

He said so far three flights were cancelled while a few others were delayed.

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