Cities | Indo-Asian news service | Thursday January 22, 2015
The strategic Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was closed today due to snowfall in the Batote and Banihal sectors.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday January 20, 2015
Rain and snowfall is expected across Jammu and Kashmir over the next two days, the weather office said today.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 18, 2015
An alert has been sounded in the high-altitude districts of Uttarakhand in view of a communication from the Centre predicting snow avalanches in areas located above 2,500 metres in the hill state.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday January 5, 2015
Night temperature improved in Jammu and Kashmir today due to a cloud cover in the valley where the Gulmarg ski resort received mild snowfall during night.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday January 4, 2015
Bone-chilling weather continued in Jammu and Kashmir today as overnight temperatures remained several notches below the freezing point in the valley and Ladakh region.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday March 17, 2014
The Indian Air Force on Sunday airlifted seven critically ill patients from the snow-bound border town of Tangdhar in Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesman said.
India | Agencies | Thursday March 13, 2014
The Indian Army has successfully managed to rescue at least nine more people trapped in avalanche-hit areas of Jammu and Kashmir. While seven people have been rescued from Kulgam, two others were evacuated from Shopian.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 12, 2014
At least 10 people, including two army jawans, were killed while over 100 others were evacuated to safety as the unprecedented snowfall in March triggered avalanches and damaged over 150 structures including dozens of houses in Jammu and Kashmir.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 11, 2014
With heavy snowfall continuing in most parts of Jammu and Kashmir for the second day today, authorities extended the high danger avalanche warning to more areas in the higher reaches and asked the people not to venture on steep slopes for the next 24...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday March 10, 2014
With most parts of Jammu and Kashmir experiencing fresh spell of snowfall, authorities today issued a high and medium-danger avalanche warning for higher parts of the state asking people living there to avoid venturing into steep slopes during the ne...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 4, 2014
Nearly 200 stranded people, including women and children, were rescued in a night-long operation in Jammu and Kashmir's frontier district of Kupwara, police said today.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 22, 2014
Higher reaches of the Kashmir Valley received fresh snowfall while rains lashed the plains of the region, including Srinagar.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 16, 2014
Cold wave continued to prevail in north India as snowfall and rain lashed several parts of the region bringing down temperatures and affecting normal life.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 5, 2014
The Srinagar-Jammu national highway, connecting Kashmir with the rest of the country, was today closed for traffic as many places in the Valley, including the plains, received fresh snowfall.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 4, 2014
Overnight rains lashed Kashmir Valley with the higher reaches, including the tourist resorts of Gulmarg and Pahalgam, receiving fresh snowfall.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday February 3, 2014
The higher reaches of Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region received fresh snowfall today even as the minimum temperature rose by several degrees bringing relief to the residents.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday January 31, 2014
There was no respite from the cold wave in Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region as the minimum temperature dropped in most places, even though the 40-day 'Chillai-Kalan', considered as the harshest winter period, ended today.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 25, 2014
Cold wave continued in Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region as the minimum temperature in most parts settled below the freezing point, with the frontier town of Kargil being the coldest place in the state at over minus 19 degrees Celsius.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday January 23, 2014
Both the Srinagar-Jammu highway and the Baramulla-Banihal rail service in Jammu and Kashmir remained shut for the second day on Thursday, authorities said.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 11, 2014
Cold weather conditions claimed nine lives in Uttar Pradesh while fresh snowfall again left Kashmir cut off from the rest of the country as northern India continued to grapple with the winter chill.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday January 9, 2014
Srinagar-Jammu national highway was closed on Thursday after fresh snowfall in Bannihal and Patnitop sectors of the over 300-kilometre long road in Jammu and Kashmir.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 2, 2014
Jammu and Kashmir government today said that helicopters would be used to airlift people stranded in various Chenab Valley areas cut off due to snowfall.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 1, 2014
Kashmir Valley was cut off from the rest of the country for the second consecutive day today as the air traffic to and fro Srinagar Airport remained suspended.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 31, 2013
Kashmir Valley was today cut off from the rest of the country as heavy snowfall forced closure of the arterial Srinagar-Jammu national highway.