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Rain, snow force closure of highways in J&K
Posted 11 Nov 2023 04:33 PM


Power outage in Jammu for a really long time after deluge; lightning kills man, harms a child in Udhampur

Downpour, snow force conclusion of expressways in J&K
The ski resort of Gulmarg is in the midst of new snowfall in Baramulla. PTI

Weighty snow on higher reaches and downpours in fields of J&K and Ladakh brought about the conclusion of every significant street and parkway. Blackout was seen in many pieces of Jammu which got weighty precipitation over the course of the evening.

Snowfall in higher compasses of Himachal, temperatures plunge

Vehicles canvassed with snow in the Machil area in Kupwara. ANI
A man kicked the bucket while his child was harmed in Udhampur locale when lightning struck close to their home at Mora Thatri in Pathi Panchayat. According to reports, Shallu Smash (45) and his child Rinku (18) were remaining external their home when lightning struck. Harmed Rinku was moved to the Government Clinical School, Udhampur.

A few streets Impacted

Weighty snowfall shuts down Mughal Street and Srinagar-Sonamarg-Gumri Street. Avalanches and shooting stones make the Jammu-Srinagar interstate non-motorable, say authorities.

New snowfall at Zoji La triggers street conclusion. Police encourage workers to affirm the streets' status prior to starting an excursion.

Slope stations, including the ski resort of Gulmarg and the Sonamarg slope station, witness a new layer of snowfall.

Every single significant street, including the Mughal Street that interfaces Rajouri and Poonch with Kashmir district and the indispensable Jammu-Srinagar Public Expressway (NH-44), were closed for traffic because of the collection of snow and furthermore avalanches. While the Mughal Street, which wanders through higher mountains comes to in Poonch, got heavy snowfall, the NH-44 was shut because of a heavy avalanche and shooting stones at Mehar and T-2. In a warning, the traffic police expressed that Srinagar-Sonamarg-Gumri Street and Mughal Street had been shut down because of snow aggregation.

Travelers feeling euphoric. PTI
"Individuals are encouraged to embrace venture on the NH-44, the SSG and the Mughal Street solely after affirmation from traffic police," the warning expressed.

Then again, the traffic on Zoji La pass in Kagil which got heavy snowfall was additionally suspended. The snowfall at Zoji La Pass prompted the closure of the Srinagar-Leh roadway with other critical passes like the Razdan Pass and Sinthan Top additionally being briefly out of reach. The Kargil police in an explanation expressed that because of new snowfall at Zojila the street had become elusive. " Workers are encouraged to utilize hostile to slide chains and rigorously follow warning prior to beginning excursion,"

Numerous regions in Jammu endured blackouts because of weighty snowfall and high-speed breezes. The power was reestablished by Friday evening. In any case, occupants in the old city of Jammu grumbled their power went off from the beginning of Friday and was not reestablished till evening.

The Srinagar focus of the Meteorological Division expressed that far and wide downpour in fields and snowfall over higher scopes of J&K was seen on Friday.

"Continuous decline in precipitation from late evening on Friday will be seen. From November 11 to 17 the weather conditions will be dry and warm," it expressed.

Slope stations, including the ski resort of Gulmarg and the Sonamarg slope station, witness a new layer of snowfall.

Dry weather conditions anticipated

As indicated by the meteorologist, the weather conditions will be dry and warm from November 11 to 17. Slow lessening in precipitation from Friday will be seen, it states, adding that broad downpour in fields and snowfall over higher areas has been seen.

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