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In pictures: Fresh snowfall blankets Jammu and Kashmir, disrupts travel and prompts safety measures

From picturesque parks to mountain villages, the region grapples with heavy snowfall and rain, while authorities work to ensure safety amidst the wintry conditions

Our Web Desk Published 03.03.24, 03:08 PM
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A man walks through a snow-covered park after a fresh spell of snowfall, in Srinagar. Several areas in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir received fresh snowfall while the plains were lashed by rain, officials said.

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There has been moderate rain or snow in most parts of the Valley with heavy snow or rainfall over a few places.  The famous ski-resort town of Gulmarg and tourist resort towns Sonamarg and Doodhpathri received moderate to heavy snow.

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Houses at Rashil village are seen covered in snow after fresh snowfall, in Lahaul and Spiti district. Meanwhile, a strong windstorm swept south Kashmir, damaging several structures in the Verinag area of Anantnag district, the officials said.

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The 270-km Jammu-Srinagar highway, the only all weather link connecting Kashmir with the rest of the country, remained shut for a second day, police shifted a large number of stranded passengers, including over 200 tourists to safer places in Ramban district. The highway was closed on March 2 following landslides, mudslides and shooting stones, triggered by heavy rainfall at over a dozen places between Nashri and Banihal including Dalwas, Mehad-Cafetia and Hingni in Ramban.

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Women, holding umbrellas, walk along a road during rains, in Srinagar. While higher reaches experienced fresh snowfall, moderate to heavy rains lashed wide parts of Jammu and Kashmir on March 1 and 2.

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Winter vacation in schools, which were supposed to open in the winter zone of Jammu region including Doda, Kishtwar and Ramban on March 1, was extended by two days in view of the prediction of heavy snowfall and avalanche warnings.

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A snow-covered area after snowfall in J&K’s Bhadarwah. The police have set up control rooms in all district headquarters after incessant rains flooded the water bodies to meet any eventuality, requesting people to stay away from the swollen rivers, rivulets, streams and ponds.

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