Snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir has been causing trouble for the people for the last four days. The Jammu and Kashmir Disaster Management Authority has issued Avalanche Warning in several high altitude areas including Poonch, Rajouri, Ramban, Doda and Bandipora.
Avalanche alert, advice people not to get out of homes
People living in avalanche potential areas have been advised not to go out of their homes by the Jammu and Kashmir Disaster Management Authority (DMA) after warning of an icy storm. Also, 22 families living in the higher areas of Kulgam have been shifted to safe places so far. Please tell that there is an alert of heavy snowfall in the upper areas of Udhampur, Baramula, Sonmarg-Jojila and Gulmarg.
Snow cover at the airport, many flights canceled
Traffic in Srinagar airport is suspended for the fourth consecutive day today (Wednesday) due to reduced visibility amid heavy snowfall in Kashmir. Dozens of flights to the valley have been canceled. According to the information, the work of removing the snow on the runway of the airport is going on. But due to continuous heavy snowfall and low visibility, flights cannot start. Please tell that due to heavy snowfall in the valley, the operation of aircraft is suspended for the last 3 days.
Significantly, due to snowfall, many flights are being canceled continuously since Sunday. According to the Meteorological Department, moderate to heavy snowfall is expected in the next two days in South Kashmir, Gulmarg, Banihal-Ramban, Poonch, Rajouri, Kishtwar and high altitude areas. However, after this afternoon some improvement in the weather and visibility is expected to be clear.
Source : https://www.aajtak.in/india/jammu-kashmir/story/heavy-snowfall-jammu-kashmir-weather-forecast-updates-6-january-2021-flights-cancelled-avalanche-warning-people-evacuated-kulgam-lbs-1188007-2021-01-06