Snowfall

  • J&K: Miraculous escape for six families as landslide strikes houses 21-03-2014 11:59 AM

    Srinagar: Close to six families had a miraculous escape when a landslide struck their houses in Rajwar area of Handwara tehsil. Four inmates got injured and dozens of cattleheads perished in the midnight landslide that buried nearly 40 people. Villagers heard screams and later rescued women and kids trapped in...
  • Kashmir Valley receives fresh snowfall, national highway closed 18-03-2014 01:55 PM

    Fresh snowfall was experienced in Pahalgam and Gulmarg tourist resorts of Kashmir, leading to temporary closure of Srinagar-Jammu national highway. "There was a fresh spell of snowfall in Pahalgam and Gulmarg during the night," a MET Department official here said, adding there were reports of snowfall from few more places...
  • Winter storm blasts US mid-Atlantic days before spring 18-03-2014 11:51 AM

    New York: A late winter storm landed a final punch on the US mid-Atlantic states on Monday, dumping more than a foot of snow in some places, shutting schools and federal offices and cancelling flights. Traditional green worn on St. Patrick's Day was hidden under the winter coats of children...
  • Avalanche alert J&K, connectivity, electricity, water supply hit 13-03-2014 10:06 AM

    Several people have been evacuated from the valley. People have lost their houses to avalanches in Kashmir. Road connectivity, electricity and water supply have been affected. There has also been water logging in many parts of the valley. Met department has predicted that the snowfall will continue. ...
  • Rains paralyse normal life in India, damage crops worth crores 12-03-2014 10:54 PM

    New Delhi: Rains, hailstorm and snowfall across the country have paralysed normal life and destroyed crops worth crores. In Jammu and Kashmir, 10 people have been killed due to avalanches. Srinagar highway has been closed down due to heavy snowfall. It received more than one feet of snow affecting water...
  • J&K: Snow continues to create havoc, 11 people killed in avalanche 12-03-2014 01:56 PM

    Srinagar: Eleven people have been killed due to avalanche in separate incidents in Jammu and Kashmir. While five army men lost their lives in Kargil, 3 labourers have also been killed. Two people have been killed in Kulgam district, one woman died in a roof collapse in Shopian. Authorities have...
  • Watch: It's March, but Shimla, Kashmir are still covered with snow 12-03-2014 10:25 AM

    Tourists are having a great time as snowfall hasn't ended even as March begins. While Shimla received moderate snowfall on March 11, Kashmir received heavy snowfall. ...
  • J&K: Srinagar shut down after heavy snowfall overnight 12-03-2014 09:52 AM

    Srinagar: There has been heavy snowfall in Srinagar overnight on Tuesday. The city is virtually shut down after receiving more than one feet of snow. One woman has died as the roof of her house collapsed. Traffic has been hit as well as the Jammu-Srinagar highway has been closed. Schools...
  • No respite for farmers, unseasonal rains to continue for 2 more days 12-03-2014 08:28 AM

    New Delhi/Mumbai: Inclement weather conditions continue to wreak havoc across the country. Unseasonal rains have destroyed crops worth Rs 13,000 crore in Madhya Pradesh so far. In Maharashtra, 8 lakh hectares of crops have been hit in the Marathwada region alone by hailstorms and similar conditions are likely to prevail...
  • Fresh snowfall, rains cause sharp drop in temperature 11-03-2014 06:45 PM

    High altitude areas of Chamoli and Uttarkashi districts of Uttarakhand received fresh snowfall on Tuesday even as the valleys were lashed by moderate rains causing a sharp drop in temperature at most places. Quite a few places in Chamoli district including Auli, Badrinath and Hemkund Sahib received the snowfall. As...
  • Fresh snowfall reported in J&K, traffic suspended on Jammu highway 11-03-2014 10:38 AM

    Unseasonal rains across north and west India have led to massive crop damage. The Met department has warned that Srinagar and Jammu could see heavy snowfall and rain in the next 48 hours which could lead to traffic trouble in the area. ...
  • Hailstorms continue in Maharashtra, unseasonal rains in the North 11-03-2014 08:35 AM

    New Delhi: Hailstorms continue to wreak havoc in Maharashtra. Damage to thousands of hectares of crop in the past two weeks is now giving rise to fears of price rise. Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Monday said EC's permission will be sought to give financial assistance to affected farmers...
  • Shimla: Manali, Kufri gets more snow 10-03-2014 07:08 PM

    Picturesque resort Manali and the tourist resorts of Kufri and Narkanda on Monday near Shimla experienced more snow, triggering a rush of tourists there. The state capital received mild spells of rain. Shimla recorded the minimum temperature at 6 degree Celsius, while the maximum stayed at 13.7 degrees, an official...
  • Kashmir Valley receives fresh snowfall, school closed 10-03-2014 11:45 AM

    Kashmir Valley, including Srinagar city, on Monday received fresh snowfall, forcing authorities to close schools for two days. The residents of the Valley woke up to a white cover of snow which had enveloped the landscape. Nearly three inches of snow had accumulated in Srinagar city while more than one-and-a-half...
  • Shimla witnesses heavy snowfall; foggy morning in Delhi 16-02-2014 11:31 AM

    New Delhi: No respite from weather woes in North India. Shimla on Saturday witnessed heavy snowfall while Delhi woke up to substantial fog on Sunday. The minimum temperature was recorded at minus one degrees Celsius in Shimla. The Met officials have said that the snowfall is likely to continue. The...
  • No respite from cold in North India, heavy snowfall in Shimla 15-02-2014 12:21 PM

    New Delhi: There is no respite from the cold in North India. After heavy snowfall in Shimla, highways and roads in many parts of Himachal Pradesh were blocked on Friday. The minimum temperature in Shimla was 1 degree Celsius and in Manali was minus 1 degree Celsius. Met officials said...
  • A giant panda rolling around and playing in snow is the cutest video you will see today 11-02-2014 12:34 PM

    While the Toronto Zoo closed early on February 5th, 2014, due to the record-breaking snow fall, their giant panda Da Mao sure seemed to enjoy himself. Watch what security cameras caught him doing within his outdoor habitat. ...
  • Heavy snowfall in Uttarakhand; winter chill returns in UP 08-02-2014 01:28 PM

    With heavy snowfall in neighbouring Uttarakhand, the Met Office said on Saturday the winter chill might return in Uttar Pradesh for a brief period. It has been snowing in Badrinath, Joshimath, Hemkunt Sahib, Auli of the hill state Uttarakhand for the last two days, and the weatherman said the temperatures...
  • Watch: Snowfall brings cheer to tourists in Srinagar 23-01-2014 12:20 PM

    Snowfall may have brought the blues for Srinagar residents, but tourists aren't complaining. "This is the first time that we've come here and I'm glad that we got to play in the snow," said a tourist. "I've been to Amarnath twice but we never experienced snowfall. We're having a great...
  • Heavy snowfall in J&K, Jammu-Srinagar highway remains shut 23-01-2014 09:57 AM

    Srinagar: The cold wave has intensified across North India with heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir. The Jammu-Srinagar highwat was shut for second consecutive day on Thursday. While university exams have been postponed, most districts are cut off as power has not been fully restored. Drinking water has also been...
  • Wow! Kashmir looks beautiful after fresh snowfall 22-01-2014 02:53 PM

    Srinagar received 8 inches of snow and areas close to the Pir Panjal mountain range lie buried under two to four feet of snow. Srinagar's Metrological head Sonam Lotus said this is the heaviest snowfall in the past 10 years in January and there is a similar forecast for the...
  • Kashmir buried under thick snow, people angry with government response 22-01-2014 02:25 PM

    Srinagar: As was predicted by the weather men, snow kept another of its trysts with Kashmir piling woes on people and catching government in its familiar inertia. Srinagar received 8 inches of snow and areas close to the Pir Panjal mountain range lie buried under two to four feet of...
  • J&K: Heavy snowfall snaps road, air links, electricity supply disrupted 22-01-2014 02:22 PM

    Heavy snowfall threw normal life out of gear in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, snapping the road and air links between the state and rest of the country. Electricity supply across the Valley was also suspended due to the fresh bout of snowfall which began on Tuesday evening. Vehicular traffic...
  • Watch: Srinagar receives 8 inches of snow 22-01-2014 12:45 PM

    Srinagar has received eight inches of snow snapping power lines on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Jawahar tunnel has been snowed in as well. ...
  • Heavy snowfall covers Shimla, temperature drops further 18-01-2014 01:26 PM

    Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla witnessed heavy snowfall on Saturday, pushing down the mercury by several notches. "Shimla and its nearby areas have been experiencing snowfall since early Saturday," an official of the meteorological department said. Nearby places like Kufri and Narkanda have also been experiencing snowfall, turning the destinations more...
  • Life of an Indian soldier at LoC: Battling austerity, hostile terrain, cold 15-01-2014 07:56 AM

    Line Of Control: Indian soldiers battle sub-zero temperatures, hostile terrain and austerity measures while protecting the country. CNN-IBN travelled along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of Army Day on Wednesday. Sub-zero temperatures that go down to minus 20, a hostile terrain that tests your endurance and...
  • Srinagar-Jammu national highway opened, intermittent snowfall continues 10-01-2014 03:56 PM

    The 294-km Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the only all weather road connecting Kashmir with rest of the country, was opened for traffic after remaining closed for two days even as intermittent snowfall continued for the third day on Friday. "The Srinagar-Jammu highway has been opened for traffic today. Vehicles are plying...
  • Cold wave: Jammu-Srinagar highway shut again after heavy snowfall 09-01-2014 09:23 AM

    Srinagar: While there is some respite in the US from cold, there is no such luck in Kashmir. The valley continues to receive heavy rainfall and snowfall. The temperature in Srinagar remained below freezing point. The Jammu-Srinagar highway was closed again on Wednesday due to heavy snowfall. "We face major...