Kashmir Reeling Under Winter’s Grip: Heavy Snowfall Disrupts Travel; Highway closed, flights grounded

Kashmir Reeling Under Winter's Grip: Heavy Snowfall Disrupts Travel; Highway closed, flights grounded

Kashmir Battles Winter’s Fury: Snowfall Cripples Valley, Community Spirit Soars Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir: Kashmiris are weathering the brunt of a harsh winter as heavy snowfall blankets the valley, causing widespread disruptions and highlighting the community’s remarkable resilience. Paralyzed Transportation: The vital Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, nicknamed the “lifeline” of the valley, lies choked under treacherous snowdrifts, leaving hundreds of travelers stranded and disrupting the flow of essential supplies. As reported, the closure comes after nearly 31 cm of snowfall in Qazigund, leaving authorities scrambling to clear the route. Grounded Flights:…

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BJP Strengthens Grip in Jammu: Key Gujjar Leader Switches Sides

BJP Strengthens Grip in Jammu: Key Gujjar Leader Switches Sides

With the BJP wooing nomadic Gujjars and Bakarwals ahead of the parliamentary polls, two-time legislator from National Conference and prominent Gujjar leader of Jammu and Kashmir, Haji Mohammed Hussain, joined the party at a function in Jammu today. The BJP described it as an important development ahead of the parliamentary elections. The party said Hussain joined along with his supporters in the presence of BJP state general secretary Ashok Koul, senior leader Devender Rana and others. Koul said people in large numbers were joining BJP across Jammu and Kashmir. “The…

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Snowy Delight, Frigid Bite: Fresh Powder Covers Kashmir, Gulmarg Records Chilling -10.6°C

Snowy Delight, Frigid Bite: Fresh Powder Covers Kashmir, Gulmarg Records Chilling -10.6°C

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) centre in Srinagar has predicted more rains and snow on Sunday, and improvement in weather from Monday Many parts of Kashmir observed fresh snowfall on Saturday as the Valley continues to remain under the grip of cold wave. The tourist resorts of Gulmarg and Pahalgam recorded lows of minus 10.6 and minus 8.3 degrees Celsius, respectively. Gulmarg was the coldest in the Valley. Light snowfall was also seen in Srinagar city. In the higher reaches of the Valley, there was a significant accumulation of snow.…

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