Flight operations delayed at Srinagar airport amid heavy snowfall
All operations at the Srinagar Airport in Jammu and Kashmir have been delayed due to heavy snowfall in the area
All operations at the Srinagar Airport in Jammu and Kashmir have been delayed due to heavy snowfall in the area. In a fresh update on Saturday, Srinagar Airport issued the notification that all flights and services were delayed as continued snowfall has reduced the visibility at the airport.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that intensity of the ongoing snowfall at Jammu and Kashmir's Gulmarg, Pahalgam and light rain at scattered places is expected to increase "as the day progresses" and on Saturday resulting in heavy rain/snow in the Union Territory.
The IMD also warned of avalanche/landslide in vulnerable spots. It also warned that the present weather may "affect surface transport on January 7 and 8 and air transportation on 8th."