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Live updates: New year’s big snow spell begins across J&K

Ziraat Times Team Report

Srinagar: New year’s big snow spell has begun across J&K, with snowfall being reported across Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh regions on Sunday. About 4 inches of snowfall has also been witnessed in capital Srinagar until 10 am.

This snow spell is likely to continue until Thursday across J&K, as per Ziraat Times Weather Outlook Issued earlier.


6:00 PM – Cluster University Srinagar postpones all exams scheduled on January 4

The Cluster University Srinagar (CUS) has postponed all the examinations scheduled to be held on January 04, 2021 (Monday) in view of the inclement weather conditions.
The controller examination CUS, Mir Khurshid Ahmad said the new dates for the postponed examinations will be notified separately later.

5:45 PM – Avalance Risk Warning: Disaster Management Dept, J&K

Medium level (Yellow Alert):* avalanche warning for upper reaches of Poonch & Kishtwar districts.

Low Level (Yellow Alert): avalanche warning for upper reaches of Rajouri, Ramban, Doda, Anantnag, Kulgam, Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora & Kargil districts:

5 PM:

Kashmir University postpones all UG exams scheduled on January 4

All Kashmir University undergraduate examinations scheduled to be held on January 4, 2021 (Monday) are postponed in view of the inclement weather conditions.

New dates for the deferred examinations will be notified separately later, Controller of Examinations Prof Irshad A Nawchoo said in a statement.

11:15 AM : Jammu-Srinagar NHW Closed for traffic movement due to heavy snowfall around Jawahar Tunnel.

People are advised not to travel from Jammu towards Srinagar and vice-versa till clearance of road
In case any emergency Plz contact;-
• Jammu (0191-2459048, 9419147732)
• Srinagar (0194-2450022, 2485396, 18001807091)
• Ramban (9419993745)
• Udhampur (8491928625)

11: 00 AM:

4 injured after passenger bus skids off road in Kangan

Raja Syed Rather (KNO)

At least 4 persons were injured after a vehicle they were travelling in skidded off the road and turned turtle near Ganiwan area of Kangan in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Monday.

An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a passenger bus bearing registration No JKO1D 5574 carrying passengers while on way to Gund toward Kangan skidded off the road at Ganiwan, resulting in minor injuries to at least 4 persons.

He said that the police with the help of locals launched a rescue operation and the injured persons were shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Winter’s big snowfall coming in J&K next week. Here is ZT Weather Outlook.

About one foot of snowfall has been recorded at Jawahar Tunnel so until 10 am, resulting in the blockade of Srinagar-Jammu highway.

According to the latest reports received from the Disaster Management Department, Kashmir, following amounts of snowfall have been received by 9 am on Sunday:

District Kulgam:
Aharbal -12″
D.K.Marg – 2″
Kund -12″
D.H.Pora – 10″
Kulgam – 6″

Rest of the District – 6″

District Kishtwar
Marwah 3 inches
Warwan 5 inches
Machail 2 inches
Ishtyari 3 inches
Bhatkoot 4 inches

District Pulwama

Sangerwani 5 to 6 inches
Rajpora 5 inches
Pulwama 4 to 5 inches
Litter 5 inches
Pampore 5 inches
Kakapora 5 inches
Tral/Aripal 4 to 5 inches
Awantipora 3 to 4 inches

District Budgam.
Khag 2 to 3 inches
Khansahab and Charisharief 2 to 3 inches.
Yousmarg 6 inches

District Ganderbal
1 to 2 inches snowing

District Bandipora

Bandipora 1 inch
Razdan top 4 inches.
Kanzalwan 1 inch.
Dawer 1/2 inch.
Tulail 1 inch

Gulmarg 4 inches
Tangmarg 3 inches

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