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Heavy snowfall in Valley disrupts flight operations at Srinagar airport

The air traffic to and from Kashmir was affected on Wednesday as all flights at the Srinagar airport were cancelled due to bad weather in the wake of heavy snowfall in the Valley, officials said.

Municipal workers use shovels to remove snow from road during snowfall in Srinagar (Photo: Reuters)

Municipal workers use shovels to remove snow from road during snowfall in Srinagar (Photo: Reuters)

Press Trust of India Srinagar
The air traffic to and from Kashmir was affected on Wednesday as all flights at the Srinagar airport were cancelled due to bad weather in the wake of heavy snowfall in the Valley, officials said.
"All flights of all airlines have been cancelled," said Kuldeep Singh, director, Airport Authority of India (AAI), Srinagar airport.
The flight operations at the airport were affected due to bad weather and low visibility in the wake of heavy snowfall across the Valley. A total of 41 flights have been cancelled, he said.
The visibility was below 400 metres and the continuous snowfall made the operations impossible, he added.
Singh said the passengers of the cancelled flights will be adjusted on the next available flights.

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First Published: Feb 23 2022 | 5:05 PM IST

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