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After heavy snowfall, J&K cut off from rest of country as highway blocked, flights suspended

Indian Express 2019-11-08 17:16:27

With the onset of winter across the country, Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar is painted white due to snowfall. (Express photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

Security personnel stands guard on snow-covered roads in Srinagar. Kashmir Valley received this season's first snowfall on Thursday. (Express photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

A Kashmiri man walks through vast snow covered fields in Srinagar. Roads connecting Srinagar had been closed due to adverse weather conditions (Express photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

Heavy snowfall in Srinagar's Lal Chowk has cut the Valley off from rest of the country as the Jammu-Srinagar national highway was blocked. (Express photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

Flights flying to and from Srinagar airport had to be suspended due to low visibility. Most flights at Srinagar airport have been cancelled, as per airport officials. (Express photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

Apart from Srinagar, other parts of Kashmir including Gulmarg and Sonmarg also received fresh snowfall on Thursday. Security stations in the Valley continue to stand guard in the cold weather. (Express photo by Shuaib Masoodi)