The Srinagar-Jammu nationwide freeway continued to stay closed for site visitors on Friday.
Flight operations have been resumed on the Srinagar airport on Thursday however individuals confronted issues as a result of site visitors jams on the airport street and adjoining highways.
“It was chaos outdoors the airport as a result of a site visitors jam on the freeway resulting in the airport. It took me 4 to 5 hours and a change of a number of automobiles to succeed in Batamaloo,” metropolis resident Mohammad Abdullah stated. He stated many individuals missed their flights as they couldn’t attain the airport on time.
The freeway was closed for site visitors previous Sunday following heavy snowfall and constant rains which triggered a number of landslides and capturing stones. With the climate enhancing now, it may very well be opened quickly, stated a site visitors official. At present, from Qazigund to Udhampur, there are greater than three,000 automobiles stranded on the nationwide freeway.
In the meantime, the India Meteorological Division has predicted that there gained’t be contemporary snowfall within the subsequent 10 days. The night time temperature in Srinagar was recorded at -1.9 levels Celsius and in Jammu at 11.four diploma Celsius.