Srinagar Jammu Highway

  • Kashmir Valley receives fresh snowfall, national highway closed March 18, 2014

    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 in...
  • Srinagar-Jammu highway to close due to snow alert January 16, 2013

    Srinagar: The Srinagar-Jammu highway, Kashmir Valley's only link with the country apart from air travel, would be closed on January 17. This follows the Met office forecasting moderate to heavy snow from January 16 evening to January 19. "The snowfall could be rather heavy in the Pir Panjal mountain range that...
  • J&K snowed in: Severe winter cripples Valley February 8, 2008

    New Delhi: Kashmir is still cut-off from the rest of the country for the sixth day on Friday. The Army has been called in for help after Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad reviewed the situation in the state. At a high-level meeting, Azad directed the administration to ensure prompt response...
  • Winter no longer cool for the snowed in J&K February 8, 2008

    Srinagar: Seventy-year-old Zaina Bi was carried seven kilometres to the nearest facility in Qazigund in South Kashmir Her son Muneer says that she was in unbearable pain, but there was no other way to take her to the hospital except to carry her for seven kilometers. Life's like this in much...
  • Jammu Highway blocked for 4th time in a year February 6, 2008

    Srinagar: This is the fourth time that the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway has been closed down this winter due to heavy snowfall. Regular commuters are stuck and almost 700 heavy load carriers — all of them carrying essentials — are stranded. The Met Department has predicted similar temperatures for some more...
  • Let it snow: It's been snowing for 36 hrs in J&K February 6, 2008

    Srinagar: It has been snowing for more than 36 hours in Kashmir. The Jammu-Srinagar highway is blocked and tourists are stranded. Over 200 people moved to safer localities because of an avalanche scare. CNN-IBN correspondent Mufti Islah has more. ...
  • J&K highway blocked for 4th day in a row February 6, 2008

    Srinagar: The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway has been blocked for traffic for the fourth consecutive day due to snowfall. Hundreds of vehicles are waiting on the road. Meanwhile, an avalanche threat is also looming large in South Kashmir. CNN-IBN's Shamim Meraj joins us from Srinagar for more updates. ...
  • Snow paralyses life in Srinagar June 17, 2007

    Srinagar: Sixty-year-old Noora lives in the heart of Srinagar city. The monthly budget of her eight-member family is a mere Rs 3, 000 and the unseasonal snowfall is worrying her. Her daughter-in-law cooks food in the last of the family's kerosene stock, which is getting exhausted. Srinagar is cut off from...