Heavy snowfall in Kashmir has affected life, As most surfaces are covered with snow and water reserves at higher elevations are frozen.
Speaking to ANI in Srinagar on January 17, GOC of Chinar Corps, Lieutenant General BS Raju said, "Terrorists' recruitment in 2020 was fairly in control, especially when compared to 2018.
Jammu and Kashmir: The Covid-19 vaccination drive begins at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) in Srinagar. "I am happy. I volunteered to get the first jab to encourage others so that others can also benefit from the vaccine," said a volunteer.
A major portion of Kashmir's famous Dal Lake and several other water bodies froze on Thursday as the cold wave in the valley continued.
Continuous snowfall and rains in several parts of Jammu and Kashmir have escalated the demand of warm clothes. Srinagar's Dal Lake also froze on Thursday as the city recorded coldest night since 1991. With severe cold wave throwing the normal life out of gear, people in the valley are keeping hosiery shopkeepers busy by getting new jackets, sweaters, caps and other winter clothes. Bashir Ahmad, a shopkeeper in the city said winter items like caps, mufflers and gloves are in great demand because these are essentials in the winters.
SDRF teams have been deployed at Srinagar's famous Dal Lake after temperature dropped to minus. Rescue teams are on spot to avoid any mishap. "We have urged people not to enter the lake as it is frozen due to low temperature.
Kashmir's famous Dal Lake froze on Thursday as the cold wave in the valley continued unabated with Srinagar recording the coldest night in at least three decades.
A major portion of Kashmir's famous Dal Lake and several other water bodies froze on Thursday as the cold wave in the valley continued with Srinagar recording the coldest night in 30 years.
Srinagar city recorded its coldest night on Thursday as the minimum temperature plummeted to minus 8.4 degrees Celsius, a record broken after 25 years.
Parts of Delhi-NCR reeled under a severe cold wave and witnessed dense fog on Thursday morning. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the minimum temperature dropped to 2 degrees Celsius. Also, visibility levels dropped to 100 metres at Palam and 201 metres at Safdarjung due to dense fog.
There was no let-up in the intense cold conditions in the north and northwestern parts of the country on Wednesday as Srinagar recorded its lowest temperature in eight years, while some places reported traffic disruptions as fog reduced visibility.
A Delhi-bound IndiGo plane hit a snow mound at Srinagar airport, following which the flight was held back. The latest reports suggested that all passengers were safe.
The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway has been closed due to a bridge on the road. No vehicular movement will be allowed on the highway from Jammu towards Srinagar and vice versa.
After remaining closed for five days, the strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway was restored for traffic on Friday, but authorities said only stranded vehicles will be allowed to move.
Continuous snowfall disrupted daily life of the people of Srinagar.
Himachal Pradesh and Kashmir received fresh snowfall on Sunday, leading to suspension of traffic on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway. The air traffic to and fro Srinagar also suffered disruption.
With heavy snowfall in Ramban, normal life in the district faced disruption. Higher range turned milky white following snowfall.