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Heavy snowfall in Srinagar, led to disruptions in normal life

situation led to massive traffic jams, water-logging and power cut in many areas of the city

Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar witnessed heavy snowfall and it led to cancellation of several flights at Srinagar Airport.

But the airport was not alone as the bad weather caused disruptions to the citizens as well.

The situation led to massive traffic jams, water-logging and power cut in many areas of the city.

Srinagar Airport officials said that flights that were diverted to Jammu Airport on their official Twitter handle.

Four IndiGo flights 6E 478, 6E 2694, 6E 559, and 6E 2197 were also cancelled. An Air India flight, AI 826 is on standby at the Srinagar Airport as per the information tweeted by the airport authorities, while two others AI 821 and AI 822 have been cancelled.

Himachal Pradesh received fresh snowfall in several districts including Lahaul-Spiti, Kullu, Kinnaur and several others, today. The severe weather damaged Apple crops in several parts of Kinnaur district.

On Friday, around 70 people were rescued in Lahaul-Spiti district after they struck because of closedown of vehicular movement at the Manali-Leh National Highway due to the snowfall.

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