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All flights at Srinagar airport delayed due to low visibility

Srinagar: All flights of various airlines are delayed at Srinagar International Airport on Wednesday morning due to heavy snowfall and accumulation of snow on the runway.

Director Srinagar Airport told Kashmir News Service (KNS), that all flights of all airlines are delayed due to low visibility.

“We are having continuous snowfall at our airport. Our Snow clearing operations are also in continuous progress on runway and Apron. However the visibility is only 400M,” he said.

He said that all the flights of all airlines are delayed. “We will continuously update the status of flights in this thread. Please standby for the next update at 0930,” he further said.

Meanwhile, Jammu-Srinagar NHW has been closed for vehicular movement due to landslides and shooting stones at many places on NHW and snow accumulation around the NVYUG Tunnel.

Train service between Banihal and Baramulla has also been suspended due to snowfall.

Notably, weather man had predicted snowfall and rains in Jammu and Kashmir on February 22 and 23 and had said that the inclement weather may affect road and air traffic in the UT. (KNS)

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