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12-Feb-2019 Jammu

Jammu-Srinagar highway remains closed

The Jammu-Srinagar highway on Tuesday remained closed to traffic for the seventh day in a row with authorities planning to restore it by day end as landslide debris removal was on in full swing."The landslide at Marog in Ramban-Ramsoo sector has been almost...

07-Feb-2019 Srinagar

Snowfall throws life out of gear in Kashmir Valley

Normal life was thrown out of gear in Kashmir Valley due to moderate to heavy snowfall since overnight while Gulmarg – the health resort reordered highest snow, of more than 3 feet.The upper reaches of the Valley received heavy snowfall, leading to the closure...

07-Feb-2019 Srinagar

Kashmir changes colour, turns white with fresh spell of heavy snow

Massive snowfall across Kashmir Valley threw life out of gear on Thursday. The fresh spell of snowfall disrupted power supply, air traffic and surface transport throughout the day.The snowfall started during the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday and...

03-Feb-2019 Srinagar

After decades, Kashmir relives its snowed-in winter

Kashmir’s winter this season has been something children had heard from their grandparents, but never experienced before.Over metre-long icicles hanging from rooftops, water bodies frozen rock solid prompting youth to slip and skate over them, roads so slippery...

01-Feb-2019 Srinagar

Jammu Srinagar highway closed following fresh snowfall, landslides

For the second consecutive day, the Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed due to the fresh snowfall and landslides.There has been fresh snowfall in the Bannihal area, and landslides at some places in the Bannihal-Ramban stretch of the road."Around...

30-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Parts of Kashmir Valley receive light snowfall

Parts of Kashmir Valley received light snowfall on Wednesday even as local meteorological department predicted wet weather across Jammu and Kashmir, cautioning that it may disrupt transport on Srinagar-Jammu highway, the only surface link connecting Valley...

25-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Highway remains closed, parts of J&K receive fresh snowfall

Amid fresh landslides at several places along the Srinagar-Jammu highway, the strategic thoroughfare, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with rest of the world, remained closed for the fifth consecutive day on Friday. No fresh traffic shall be...

21-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Kashmir receives another spell of rain, snowfall

In yet another spell of rain and snowfall across the Valley, the normal life in Kashmir was disrupted on Monday as the Srinagar-Jammu highway, the only road connecting valley with rest of the States was closed for the vehicular movement.The Kashmir parts...

19-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Fresh snowfall in Kashmir, more expected in coming days

Kashmir received the fresh spell of snowfall starting of Friday evening. The MeT department had already predicted heavy spell of snow fall from 19 onwards in Kashmir.Air traffic and road traffic continue to be affected pertaining to snowfall on regular intervals...

18-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Kashmir valley reels under cold, MeT predicts another snow spell

Kashmir valley is reeling under cold wave as Srinagar and other parts of the state are under below freezing point. With the state getting colder, MeT  has predicted another snow spell that may hit the state from January 19.According to Met department director...

16-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Snowfall drapes Valley in white again, weatherman predicts more snow

Amid prediction of snowfall till January 23, valley on Wednesday was blanketed white by a fresh snowfall leading to closure of roads, and suspension of aerial traffic to and fro Kashmir.Director of Meteorological department (MeT), Sonum Lotus, predicted light...

12-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Highway shut for vehicular traffic after heavy snowfall

Traffic movement was suspended on Srinagar-Jammu highway on Saturday following heavy snowfall around Jawahar Tunnel.Intermittent snowfall continued in most parts of Kashmir for the second day, an official of the Meteorological Department here said.He said while...

11-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Fresh snowfall disrupts life in Kashmir, highway closed

The second spell of snow fall in Kashmir on Thursday has disrupted life across Kashmir, mainly in mountainous regions of the valley.The Jammu-Srinagar highway was closed for traffic following the snowfall.An official said that people travelling to and from...

10-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Day mercury drops as amid snowfall in Valley

While snowfall has started at several place in Kashmir, the day temperature dropped across the Valley on Thursday even as weatherman forecast wet spell in next 48 hours. The mercury dipped to 4.5 degree Celsius in Srinagar, the summer capital of the state,...

08-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Weatherman forecast widespread snow on Jan 11, 12

The weatherman on Monday forecast widespread rain and snow on Friday and  Saturday in Kashmir Valley even as night temperatures appreciated due to overnight cloud cover with Srinagar recording a low of minus 2 degrees Celsius.“There is the possibility...

08-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Unrelenting cold wave continues in Kashmir Valley

An unrelenting cold wave continued in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday as the weather office said the weather condition would remain the same during the next 48 hours.All rivers, lakes, streams and springs in the valley remain partially frozen as chilly winds...

05-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Snowfall bring respite from cold, disrupts normal life in Kashmir

Heavy snowfall brings respite from the intense cold wave but disrupted normal life in Kashmir Valley.According to the Met officials, "Snowfall started yesterday afternoon across the Valley. Srinagar recorded 25.2 cm of snow and minimum temperature recorded...

04-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Snowfall blankets Valley, roads closed, air traffic suspended

Snowfall layered white blanket across plains and upper reaches of Kashmir valley on Friday leading to closure of only land connectivity of the valley with other parts of the world, suspension of the air traffic and land routes to Line of Control were closed as...

02-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Kashmir under snow blanket, Srinagar receive light rains

The month long dry spell ended on Wednesday as most of the parts of the Valley received a fresh snowfall, bringing respite to the people from bone-chilling cold as the day temperature as per local Meteorological department (MeT) increased by several degrees.The...

02-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Traffic on Jammu-Srinagar national highway suspended

Traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, the only all weather road linking Kashmir valley with the rest of the country was suspended on Wednesday following snowfall since early morning, a traffic police official said.The 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh national...

29-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Cold wave unabated, Srinagar shivers at minus 7.2 Deg Cel

The cold wave conditions showed no signs of reprieve in Kashmir Valley as this summer capital of the state recording a low of minus 7.2 Degrees Celsius.Kashmir is currently under the grip of 'Chillai-Kalan' the 40-day harshest period of winter when the chances...

26-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Big freeze grips Kashmir, Srinagar records season’s coldest day

Parts of Dal Lake and other water bodies besides residential water supply pipes froze over as severe winter conditions gripped Kashmir with this summer capital of the state recording season’s coldest day on Wednesday.A meteorological department official told...

25-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Kashmir remains in grip of coldest winter

Kashmir Valley remained in the grip of the below-freezing conditions a day after its summer capital endured its coldest December night in 11-years.A meteorological department said on Tuesday that Srinagar recorded minus 5.5 degree Celsius, nearly a degree up...

25-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Srinagar records coldest night in more than a decade

As mercury dips to minus 6.8 degree Celsius in Srinagar, the summer capital records it's coldest night in more than a decade.MeT official said that the lowest temperature recorded was minus 8.8C on 7/12/1990 but the lowest ever is -12.8 on 13/12/1964.Officials...

16-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Srinagar records season's coldest night

Srinagar on Sunday recorded the season's coldest night at minus 5.6 degrees Celsius, the weather office said.A thin crust of frozen water covered many places inside the Dal Lake in the city.Residents were seen battling with frozen water taps by lighting small...

12-Dec-2018 Bhaderwah (Doda)

Bhaderwah receives snowfall after several years

The higher reaches of the Valley including Bhaderwah town on Wednesday received a fresh snowfall after rains lashed the town for the two consecutive days.According to KNO correspondent, the upper reaches including, Kailash Mountain Range, Padri Gali, Bhaal...

10-Dec-2018 Shopian

Mughal road closed after fresh snowfall

Following the fresh snowfall in the high altitude areas including Pir Ki Gali, District Administration Shopian today closed Mughal road till further orders.The Mughal road- connecting the twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri in Jammu region with South Kashmir’s...

27-Nov-2018 New Delhi

How to take care of hair in pollution

With pollution comes the requirement to be extra cautious of your hair as the chances of it getting dull gets higher. Make sure you treat it well.Pankaj Chaturvedi, Director, Senior Consultant Dermatologist and Hair Transplant Surgeon at MedLinks list down...

25-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Ladakh freezes, Kargil minus 9.5

The Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir remained in deep freeze on Sunday with Kargil recording minus 9.5 degrees Celsisus as cold wave conditions continued to sweep the valley, the Met said.It was minus 6.5 in the Leh town, 0.7 in Srinagar, minus 2.0 in...

18-Nov-2018 Kargil

Kargil coldest in Kashmir Valley at minus 9 degrees

Kargil town was the coldest in the Kashmir Valley at minus 9 degrees Celsius on Sunday while the minimum temperatures across the region around the  freezing point, the weather office said.According to a Met Department official, the minimum temperatures...

17-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Misty morning in Delhi, air quality 'very poor'

The national capital on Saturday witnessed a misty morning with deteriorated air quality which was recorded in the 'very poor' category, after being 'poor' since Thursday.The minimum temperature was recorded at 12.7 degrees Celsius, the season's average,...

15-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Misty Thursday morning in Delhi, air quality 'poor'

It was a misty morning in the national capital on Thursday with the minimum temperature recorded at 16.2 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average, weather office said.The MeT has predicted a clear day ahead.According to the System of Air...

12-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Rains lash Kashmir parts, day temperature falls across Valley

Parts of south and north Kashmir received rains on Monday even as weatherman forecast possibility of snow amid fall in day temperature across the Kashmir Valley including this summer capital of the state.The capital city registered the maximum temperature...

12-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Delhi-NCR witnesses 'severe' air quality

Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) on Monday witnessed "severe" air quality with the minimum temperature recorded at 13.4 degrees Celsius, the season's average, the Met office said."The sky will be clear with mist in the early part of the day," an...

11-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Delhi-NCR witness 'very poor' air quality

Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) on Sunday witnessed 'very poor' air quality with the minimum temperature recorded at 12.4 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average, the Met office said."The sky will be clear with shallow fog in the...

10-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Severe pollution on foggy Saturday

Visibility dropped to 700 metres on Saturday morning as pollution levels remained severe at many places in the city besides a fog envelope, the Met said.The minimum temperature was recorded at 12 degrees Celsius, two notches below the average, while the maximum...

08-Nov-2018 Ladakh

Cold wave continues in Ladakh

A partial cloud cover marginally improved minimum temperatures across the Kashmir Valley on Thursday as the Ladakh region continued to reel under the first cold wave of the season, Met said."The cold wave conditions are likely to continue for another three...

08-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Fog in Delhi; air quality 'severe'

It was a foggy morning in the national capital on Thursday with the minimum temperature recorded at 10.5 degrees Celsius and air quality deteriorating to "severe" level a day after Diwali.The air-quality across the National Capital Region has worsened,...

07-Nov-2018 Jammu/Srinagar

Srinagar records season's coldest night

Srinagar city recorded the season's coldest night at minus 2.2 degrees Celsius while the minimum temperatures throughout the Kashmir Valley dropped below the freezing point on Wednesday, the weather office said."The minimum temperatures remained below the freezing...

04-Nov-2018 Manali

Hills nearby Manali see snow

Snowfall was seen in the hills overlooking the Himachal Pradesh picturesque tourist resort of Manali on Sunday with the minimum temperature recorded at 2.8 degrees Celsius, according to the weather office."Hills overlooking Manali, including the Solang ski slopes,...

04-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Unprecedented power outages across Kashmir Valley

Unprecedented power outages plunged the Kashmir Valley into darkness, with authorities on Sunday blaming Saturday's heavy snowfall for the disruption.The valley witnessed snowfall in the month of November for the first time since 2009.Chief engineer electric maintenance...

03-Nov-2018 Poonch

Over 100 trucks still stranded on Mughal Road

Owing to snowfall, about 105 trucks continue to be stranded since Thursday night near Pir Ki Gali on the Mughal Road in south Kashmir.Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM), Surankote Mohammad Saleem Qureshi told GNS that 105 trucks continue to remain stranded due...

03-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Snow plunges Valley into darkness

The unexpected snowfall on Saturday plunged most of the parts of the Valley into darkness, leaving the people fuming in anger. However, Chief Engineer PDD Kashmir, Hashmat Qazi, said that “heavy” snowfall in the Valley has resulted in trees with thick foliage...

03-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Kashmir valley receives season's first snowfall

Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar and other plains of the valley received the season's first snowfall on Saturday as higher reaches continued to receive heavy snowfall.Heavy snowfall was seen at Sonamarg, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, both sides of the Jawahar...

03-Nov-2018 Jammu/Srinagar

Snowfall in higher reaches of J&K

Fresh snowfall occurred in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday while heavy rains lashed the plains, the weather department said."Fresh snowfall has occurred in Zojila Pass, Drass, Kargil, Sonamarg, Pahalgam and Gulmarg during the last 12 hours,"...

03-Nov-2018 Shimla

Snow, rains bring down mercury in Himachal

Snow and widespread rains on Saturday brought down temperatures across Himachal Pradesh, a Met official said.While the tourist resorts of Shimla and Manali witnessed rains, other hill stations like Kalpa and Chitkul in Kinnaur district and Keylong in Lahaul-Spiti...

30-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Clean Air Week from 1st November to control pollution in Delhi

A Clean Air Week would be organised from 01 to05 November, 2018 in collaboration with the Government of Delhi and the four major NCR cities to control the air pollution. For this, 52 teams have been formedto ensure compliance and safety and take quick...

30-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Delhi-NCR air worsens to 'severe', set to deteriorate

The air quality of Delhi and neighbouring areas deteriorated on Tuesday, turning "severe", with a rise in particle pollutants overnight, mostly due to the local sources of pollution.A Supreme Court-appointed committee has already ordered the pollution control...

28-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Air quality severe in most of Delhi, Faridabad 25 times polluted

With more than half of the national capital suffering a "severe or severe-plus" air quality, Delhi and the regions around it saw a sudden spike in effluents on Sunday, with Faridabad's air 25 times more polluted than safety standards.According to the data...

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