No change in chilly conditions

No change in chilly conditions

Traffic once again from Srinagar towards Jammu on highway today Srinagar: Temperatures in Kashmir valley continued to remain several notches below normal for this time of the year, with Srinagar recording a low of minus 7.6 degree Celsius, slightly up but barely noticeable change from the previous night’s low of minus 8.2, and Qazigund in […]

Vehicles with essential supplies enter Kashmir after 6 days

Vehicles with essential supplies enter Kashmir after 6 days

Bailey bridge open, one vehicle at a time; one-way traffic from Srinagar to Jammu allowed today Srinagar: Hundreds of vehicles carrying essential supplies that were stranded for the past six days on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway (NH44) began to move towards Kashmir valley on Saturday evening, through the newly launched Bailey bridge at Kela Morh […]

Frost and fog grip Kashmir as deep freeze continues

Frost and fog grip Kashmir as deep freeze continues

Drass shivers at minus 25.3 Srinagar: Kashmir continues to reel under bone-chilling cold with several water bodies including Dal Lake frozen as night temperatures stayed below freezing point. Early morning, a dense layer of fog enveloped Srinagar while roads were covered with a sheet of ice keeping people indoors. Both morning walkers as well as […]

Srinagar-Jammu highway expected to open shortly

Srinagar-Jammu highway expected to open shortly

Trial run on Bailey bridge today as work nearing completion Srinagar: The Bailey bridge which is being laid as an alternative to allow the vehicular movement on Srinagar-Jammu Highway shut for past few days is likely to be completed on Saturday afternoon after which the trial run will be conducted to throw it open for […]

Chillai Kalan gets chillier, the night coldest in 3 decades

Chillai Kalan gets chillier, the night coldest in 3 decades

Minus 8.4 in Srinagar is coldest recorded in January since 1991; frozen Dal Lake revives ‘childhood memories’ of many Srinagar: The mercury continued to tumble in Kashmir valley, dipping to minus 8.4 in Srinagar, the lowest temperature recorded in the city since 1991. The dip in minimum temperature happened only a day after Srinagar recorded […]

Bailey bridge to be put up while highway is repaired for ‘10 days’

Bailey bridge to be put up while highway is repaired for ‘10 days’

Will take at least 3 days for BRO to set up temporary bridge Srinagar: The traffic department said on Tuesday that restoration work on the Srinagar-Jammu highway will take another ten days while a temporary Bailey bridge will be built over the next three days to facilitate traffic for the time being. The makeshift bridge […]

Police say Khanyar stabbing due to ‘argument’ over Rs 7,000

Police say Khanyar stabbing due to ‘argument’ over Rs 7,000

‘It was a premeditated murder,’ says senior journalist whose nephew was killed Srinagar: The initial investigation by police in the case of stabbing of a youth on Monday evening at Khanyar area of Srinagar suggests that the murder was carried out for the sake of a small amount of money, which the “accused” owed to […]

Highway to stay shut at least another 5 days

Highway to stay shut at least another 5 days

Severe damage to road where wall of bridge collapsed: SSP Traffic SRINAGAR: The traffic deadlock on the Srinagar-Jammu highway is yet to end with the authorities saying on Monday that the traffic on the vital road will remain suspended for at least five more days due to the collapsing of the retaining wall of a […]

Kashmir continues to receive snowfall contrary to forecast

Kashmir continues to receive snowfall contrary to forecast

Srinagar: Nature continued to defy science in the valley of Kashmir where people again woke up to the sight of snowfall on Sunday, for the second consecutive day of the spell of “dry weather” forecast by the J&K Meteorological (MeT) department. After the heavy snowfall across Kashmir this week, the local meteorological office had predicted […]

Snowfall again in parts of Kashmir, flights affected

Snowfall again in parts of Kashmir, flights affected

Highway to open today after 7 days for traffic from Jammu to Srinagar Srinagar: A few parts of Kashmir valley, including Srinagar, received fresh snowfall on Saturday, which affected air traffic and left vehicles struggling on slippery roads. As per weather officials, the snowfall was mostly restricted to parts of central and south Kashmir. Srinagar […]

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