Srinagar records 2 inches snow; Morning flights suspended, highway closed

Srinagar records 2 inches snow; Morning flights suspended, highway closed

Srinagar, Dec 12: Summer capital  Srinagar received season’s first snowfall on last night.
A MeT official said that Srinagar recorded two inches of snow last night.
Meanwhile,  flights services to and fro from the Srinagar International Airport were hit due to poor visibility caused by heavy snowfall, airport authorities said.  “Air traffic to and fro from Srinagar airport has been suspended due to low visibility,” said an official.
He said the situation would be reviewed around noon and if visibility improves flight operations will be restored, he said.
The Srinagar-Jammu highway has been closed due to accumulation of snow at the Jawahar Tunnel, said a traffic police official.